Labour implications of the textiles and clothing quota phase-out
AbstractExamines the effects on employment and wages of the phasing out of trade quotas implemented under the World Trade Organization's Agreement on Textiles and Clothing, the Multifibre Agreement (MFA). Includes cases studies from seven developing countries, the USA and the European Union.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 374452.
Length: 59 pages
Date of creation: 2005
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Publication status: Published in Working Paper
employment; wages; textile industry; clothing industry; trade agreement; quota system; import; export; developed countries; developing countries; emploi; salaire; industrie textile; industrie du vêtement; accord commercial; contingentement; importation; exportation; pays développés; pays en développement; empleo; salario; industria textil; industria del vestido; convenio comercial; sistema de contingentes; importación; exportación; países desarrollados; países en desarrollo;
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