Blood Bath or Bubble Bath?

October 2004
Home Textiles Today;10/4/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p38
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This article discusses the issue of quota elimination as interpreted by Chinese industries. Many of them are small enterprises, and because of quota restrictions, they've not been exposed to the rigors of American business. These companies will get chewed up in the new world of free trade. According to Chinese executives participating in a trade show and a government conference expressed what was, by American standards, a curious passivity about business post 2004. Another textiles executive, this one from a sizable company in India, e-mailed a complaint about the U.S. customers' expectations for pricing after quota drops.


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