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Labour implications of the textiles and clothing quota phase-out

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  • Kyvik Nord°as, Hildegunn.

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Examines 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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  • Kyvik Nord°as, Hildegunn., 2005. "Labour implications of the textiles and clothing quota phase-out," ILO Working Papers 993744523402676, International Labour Organization.
  • Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:993744523402676
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