Mediterranean Textiles and Clothing: Competitive Threat or Investment Opportunity? Mediterranean Rim textile and clothing production has grown rapidly since the mid 1970s. Low labour costs, government incentives and favourable treatment of imports by the European Community have provided the stimulus for growth.
The report focuses on the textile and clothing industries in Algeria, Egypt, Greece, Malta, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey. It examines the reasons for growth and the prospects for future expansion in each of these seven major producing and exporting countries.