A new report from the US International Trade Commission predicts that China will become the supplier of choice for most US importers after quotas end in 2005.
But while many countries share of the USrnmarket is likely to decline, for some there will be new opportunities to takernadvantage of geographic proximity or product niches. This feature looks at howrnselected regions and countries are likely to fare post-2005.
A new report detailing the dramatic changesrnexpected after the elimination of quotas on 31 December 2004 adds fuel to fearsrnthat China will dominate the world textile and apparel industry.
The study by the US International TradernCommission predicts that China will become the supplier of choice for most USrnimporters (the large apparel companies and retailers) and that many developingrncountries in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa wil