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Determinants of U.S. Textile and Apparel Import Trade

  • Amponsah, William A.
  • Ofori-Boadu, Victor
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    By applying a gravity model, the study confirms that devalued currencies of Asian exporters of textile products and liberalization of trade policies have significantly contributed to the increased imports of textile products to the U.S. Implications are derived from the abroagation of the WTO Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (ATC).

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    Paper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA with number 21173.

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    Date of creation: 2006
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    Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea06:21173
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