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European Union
organization formed in 1993 to expand cooperation in trade
Countries in EU
Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy,Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, UK, Austria, Finland, Sweden, Cyprus, Czech Rep., Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia
Supranational Organization
requires that members give up a portion of their control over selected policies and allows the organization to compel compliance with its mandates
NOT IN EU
Turkey
Trade shows, fairs, exhibitions
includes exhibitions, demonstrations & seminars by textile and apparel vendors to sell goods at wholesale to manufacturers and retailers
Pret a Porter
French ready-to-wear apparel
Intra EU
trade among countries in EU
Extra EU
trade with countries that are not members of EU
Industrial Espionage
made it possible for US spinners and weavers to use machines copied from English Inventions
Germany
-Financially Sound
-highest GDP
-largest economy & population
Italy
-north is prosperous
-Milan, Florence
Haute Couture
High Fashion
Spain
Zara
Poland
-Hand work & embroidery
-90% exports CMT
Russia
-Formerly Russian Federation
-nearly twice the size of US
-Currently US doesn't import from Russia
Romania
-small fabrics
-quality
-handwork
Russian Market
-JLo
-Hilfiger
-Luxury Brands go to Russia because they have money to spend
Panama Canal
Owned by China
ATPA
(ANDEAN Trade Preference Act)
Primary trade agreement between US and northern South America
FTAA
(Free Trade Area of the Americas)
under discussion in early 2000's involving 34 countries in North, Middle, and South America
NAFTA
(North American Free Trade Agreement) eliminated tariffs and quotas among Canada, Mexico, and US
MERCOSUR
(Southern South American Common Market)
-includes Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay& Uruguay
- accounts for 70% of South America's total economy
*Chile not included
OAS
(Organization of American States)
4 official languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French
Cultural Differences
between South Amer., Central Amer., and US
North America
Canada
Mexico
US
Caribbean Basin
Costa Rica
D.R.
El Salvador
Guatemala
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Nicaragua
South America
Argentina
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Peru
Uruguay
Venezuela
NAFTA
US
Canada
Mexico
CBERA
Costa Rica
D.R.
El Salvador
Honduras
Jamaica
ANDEAN
MERCOSUR
Argentina
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Peru
Uruguay
Venezuela
Los Angeles
-largest apparel employer
-NYC is second
San Pedro Mart
-Korean Apparel Market Center
-1st language Korean
-2nd Spanish
-3rd English
Hollywood
-Everyone has a price
-Agents cut deals for celebs to make money off designers
Mass Retailer Giants
Wal Mart (US)
ASDA (UK)
ANDEAN Countries
small source of US imports of textiles and apparel
-Peru & Columbia account for most US imports from region