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Asia
Largest Continent
East Asia
China
South Korea
Taiwan
Japan
*Where most apparel comes from
Southeast Asia
*From Pakistan to Bangladesh
Brunei
Hong Kong,China
Indonesia
Malaysia
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Singapore
Thailand
Vietnam
North Asia
Russia
Oceania
Australia
New Zealand
North America
Canada
US
Mexico
South America
Chile
Peru
APEC
(Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation)
-est. 1989
-21 member nations
-Asia- Pacific region
Ociana Countries are
developed
3 developed countries in East Asia
Hong Kong
Japan
Taiwan
2 nearly developed countries in East Asia
Macao
South Korea
East Asia Developing Country
China
Sotheast Asia developed
Singapore
6 Newly developing Southeast Asia countries
Cambodia
Indonesia
Malaysia
Philippines
Thailand
Vietnam
Japan
started textiles in 1970's
All Countries in South Asia
-newly developing
Bangladesh
India
Nepal
Pakistan
Sri Lanka
Movment towards
labor costs being lower
Race to Bottom
Bangladesh
Sri Lanka
Macao
MFA Quota System
elimintaed
Cheapest hourly wage
Bangladesh 25 cents
Most expensive hourly wage
Hong Kong $6.15
Settled Australia
Brits
Aussie fav brand
Abercrombie
Autralia production
- wool
- small apparel industry focused on fashion goods
- few for export
- most apparel imported
Japan, SK, Taiwan
-develop technical textiles
-outsource most apparel production
- no domestic supply
*focus on synthetics
Jungwoo Biotecs
-Seoul, South Korea
- focus on cellulosics
- rayon, acetate, lyocell, bamboo
China
trade re-opened with Nixon Administration in 1970's
Labor
-becoming problem
-wages rising
-turnover rates rising
India
growing at 2 % per year
Pakistan
-4th largest producer of cotton
- home & textile fabrics
-consistant quality
-more difficult biz environ.
IMF
(International Monetary Fund)
- works with world bank
- integrates countries to global economy
-monitors international currency transactions
World Bank
- specialized agency of UN
- 184 member nations
- improve living standards of people in developing world
World Bank refers to
-International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
-International Development Association
UAE
(United Arab Emirates)
-Only country in Middle East with GDP above 20,000
- developed
Cyprus
-half size of CT
- nearly developed
Israel and Egypt
ship for free
Isreal
-nearly developed
-high labor costs
- high quality & technology
-terrorism
QIZ
Qualifying Industrial Zones
- duty and quota free areas of trade with US that includes products of some Isreali content
Turkey
-successful exporter in 1980's through Istanbul
-produce cotton since 1960's
-wool
-VF, Levi Strauss
Afghanistan
-least developed
-women work at home - liberating
CAD
Computer Aided Design
CAM
Computer Aided Manufacturing
CIM
Computer integrated maufacturing
-reduce cost per unit
QR
Quick Response
JIT
Just in time
Tunisia
new computer technology
US has QIZ with
Jordan
Egypt