Global textiles and clothing trade: Trade policy perspectives

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Abstract

Summary The author presents substantial case studies of the effect of the abolition of quotas on global trade in this sector. Concentrating mainly on China and Pakistan but also examining India, Indonesia, Vietnam, and seven other Asian T&C manufacturing countries, he contrasts post-abolition reality with pre-abolition predictions of the impact of abolishing quotas, and details the continuing distortion caused by tariffs, non-tariff barriers and through trade remedies such as safeguards and anti-dumping. All of the analysis is supported by the judicious use and interpretation of extensive statistics, compelling arguments, and interviews with entrepreneurs and trade officials in Pakistan (as a case study of a country predicted to be a major beneficiary of quota expiry).
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAlphen aan den Rijn
PublisherWolters Kluwer Law & Business
Number of pages379
ISBN (Print)9041138757, 9789041138750
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameGlobal trade law series
Volumev. 40

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Ghori, U. H. (2012). Global textiles and clothing trade: Trade policy perspectives. (Global trade law series; Vol. v. 40). Alphen aan den Rijn: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business.