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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

    () (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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  • Bala Ramasamy & Matthew Yeung, 2008. "Does China have a competitive advantage in the low-end garment industry? A case study approach," STUDIES IN TRADE AND INVESTMENT,in: Unveiling Protectionism: Regional Responses to Remaining Barriers in the Textiles and Clothing Trade United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
  • Handle: RePEc:unt:ecchap:tipub2500_pt1chap4
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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. 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.
    3. 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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    Keywords

    garment industry; competitive advantage; China;

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    • F1 - International Economics - - Trade

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