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Does China have a competitive advantage in the low-end garment industry? A case study approach

In: Unveiling Protectionism: Regional Responses to Remaining Barriers in the Textiles and Clothing Trade

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  • Bala Ramasamy

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  • Matthew Yeung

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    (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP))

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this chapter focuses on the competitive advantage of China.

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  • Escap (ed.), 2008. "Unveiling Protectionism: Regional Responses to Remaining Barriers in the Textiles and Clothing Trade," STUDIES IN TRADE AND INVESTMENT, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), number tipub2500, December.
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    1. Brenton, Paul & Hoppe, Mombert, 2007. "Clothing and export diversification : still a route to growth for low-income countries ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4343, The World Bank.
    2. Irene Brambilla & Amit Khandelwal & Peter Schott, 2007. "China's Experience Under the Multifiber Arrangement (MFA) and the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (ATC)," NBER Working Papers 13346, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Carolyn Evans & James Harrigan, 2005. "Tight Clothing. How the MFA Affects Asian Apparel Exports," NBER Chapters, in: International Trade in East Asia, NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics, Volume 14, pages 367-390 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Yana van der Meulen Rodgers & Gunseli Berik, 2006. "Asia's Race to Capture Post-MFA Markets: A Snapshot of Labor Standards, Compliance, and Impacts on Competitiveness," Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, University of Utah 2006_02, University of Utah, Department of Economics.
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