Get Connected: E-Applications in the Textile and Clothing Sector
International Trade Centre, Nov 1, 2005 - Business & Economics - 166 pages
This study focuses on how developing country producers could successfully apply new e-applications and secure post-quota exports in light of the changing nature of textiles and clothing business after January 2005 (when quotas are phased out). It elaborates principles to guide exporters in adopting e-applications so as to develop fruitful long-term relationships with major buyers, deals with e-applications in European Union and United States, presents examples of exporters in developing countries that have successfully found approaches to integrate their systems with those of customers/suppliers. Case studies from Hong Kong buying, sourcing and trading offices, are included, as well as e-applications used by Singapore trading houses and manufacturers.
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