REGIONAL: Macroeconomic Data & Forecasts
- Asia's monetary crisis offers mixed bag. Morrissey, James A. // Textile World;Jun98, Vol. 148 Issue 6, p80
Examines the impact of the Asian financial crisis on the United States textile industry. Rise in prices of US exports of raw materials such as fiber, fabric and yarn; US importers' use of the quota system in creative ways to enable them to take advantage of the lower price products; Possible...
- Asia's woes may hurt U.S. textile exporters. Shelley, James // Textile World;Jun98, Vol. 148 Issue 6, p84
Analyzes the possible impact of the Asian financial crisis on the United States textile industry. Effect of an exchange rate slide on export prices; Rise in prices of imports of raw materials; Economic policy changes that some Asian countries must make in order to weather the financial crisis;...
- Fabric buying remains strong. Reichard, Robert // Textile World;Mar98, Vol. 148 Issue 3, p17
Reports that the demand for fabric remains strong despite the Asian financial crisis. Growing demand for fleece fabric and increasing use as a year-round wear; Possible decline in United States-based mills' export shipments due to the Asian financial crisis.
- Continues to Grow in Both Textiles, Apparel. Rozelle, Walter N. // Textile World;Mar99, Vol. 149 Issue 3, p15
Reports on the effects of the Asian financial crisis on the efforts by United States (US) textile and apparel producers to maintain market share at the retail counter. Data from the US Department of Commerce; Difference between the status of imported cotton products and manmade-fiber products.
- Asian imports hit US textile industry. // Colourage;Oct99, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p72
Reports on the effects of the Asian financial crisis on the U.S. textile market in 1998, as low-cost imports flooded into the market, according to data from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
- Recovery of Asian markets far from over. // Colourage;Feb2000, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p79
Reports on the continued effects on the textile industry of the 1997 financial crisis in Asia.
- Nonwovens in China: Capitalizing on Growth. McIntyre, Karen // Nonwovens Industry;Oct2009, Vol. 40 Issue 10, pCH1
The article focuses on the growth of the nonwovens industry despite of the negative impact of the financial and economic crisis in China. It has been cited that the nonwovens industry was able to overcome the crisis due to improvements on the national income and the series of...
- THE INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CRISIS: MACROECONOMIC LINKAGES TO AGRICULTURE. Shane, Mathew D.; Liefert, William M. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Aug2000, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p682
Examines the macroeconomic linkages to agriculture as revealed by the international financial crisis which began in 1997. Origins of the financial crisis; Linkages to agriculture in crisis countries and in non-crisis countries; Effects of the crisis on the United States agricultural trade.
- The Unorthodox Origins of the Asian Currency Crisis. Woo, Wing Thye // ASEAN Economic Bulletin;Aug2000, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p120
Picking the top five competitors in each of the ten top exports of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Korea and Thailand, we constructed a competitor and product weighted real exchange rate index for each country. Because these countries tied their currencies closely to the U.S. dollar,...