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Global Apparel Markets
Issue 38:
March 2018

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Talking strategy: Haiti's apparel industry is growing but could it do better? (15 pages)
Prospects for the textile and clothing industry in Cambodia, 2018 (44 pages)
Global apparel markets: product developments and innovations, March 2018 (15 pages)
Global apparel trade and trade policy: the world's leading clothing exporters and key markets, March 2018 (42 pages)
Global apparel markets: business update, March 2018 (9 pages)

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Talking strategy: Haiti's apparel industry is growing but could it do better?
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The apparel industry in Haiti has faced many challenges in recent years—most notably a devastating earthquake which hit the country in January 2010. Since then the industry has attracted major investments and its exports have grown significantly. However, it has yet to realise its full potential. The industry is geared almost entirely to the US market—where its products benefit from preferential market access under a number of trade acts. Furthermore, it is heavily dependent on cut, make and pack (CMP) operations and it focuses mainly on the production of knitted T-shirts for two major apparel providers based in North America. In this edition of "Talking strategy", Robin Anson examines the development of the apparel industry in Haiti and analyses Haiti's place in the apparel buyer's "global sourcing matrix". Also, he discusses opportunities for the industry to expand into new product areas, and explains why 2018 is a crucial time for attracting investment.

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Four times a year, Global Apparel Markets provides essential and up-to-date analysis and insight into the global apparel industry.

Reports contain updates on developments in the apparel sector, trade and trade policy, research-based information on individual market sectors, business news and expert opinions on strategy to keep retailers, manufacturers and investors informed of the facts and figures which will affect their businesses.

Each issue contains:
a detailed research-based report or company profile covering information on sourcing, developments in technology, colour and/or fabric trends, market sectors such as discount retailing, or other issues which affect companies in the apparel industry;
a round-up of industry developments and innovations in the apparel sector;
a feature on trade and trade policy;
advice from industry experts on strategy; and
business news
An annual subscription to Global Apparel Markets is a cost-effective way to keep yourself and your colleagues informed about trends and developments in the global apparel industry. The reports are available on subscription in printed and electronic format.

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