Date of this Version

1-1-2012

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

Ghori, U. (2012). Winner or loser? A post-quota case study of Pakistan's textiles and clothing exports. South Asia Economic Journal, 13(1),105-129. ISSN: 1391-5614

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© Copyright Research and Information System for Developing Countries & Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka SAGE Publications, 2012

ISSN

1391-5614

Abstract

Textiles and Clothing (T&C) is a critically important sector of international trade for developing countries and least developed countries (LDCs). The T&C sector engages abundant labour resources and requires low investment threshold. The T&C sector has been a contentious area in multilateral trade negotiations. With the expiration of quotas in 2005, many T&C dependent countries are experiencing considerable adjustment challenges. Pakistan is one such country that is extensively reliant on T&C industries. This research note presents a brief case study which looks at post-quota developments in Pakistan's T&C trade and the trade and economic policy issues it raises.

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