The Effect of Exchange Rate Variation on U.S. Textile and Apparel Imports
7 Pages Posted: 27 Oct 2012
Date Written: 1987
In the past 12 years, textile and apparel imports have risen nearly six fold, from $4.3 billion in 1974 to $24.7 billion in 1986. During this time, foreign textile producers increased their U.S. market share from 5 percent to 12 percent while foreign apparel producers increased theirs from 8 percent to 24 percent.
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