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Source-It : Global Material Sourcing for the Clothing Industry

Source-It : Global Material Sourcing for the Clothing Industry

Currently Copies available upon request.

2005, ISBN 92-9137-299-4

x, 201 pages

Monograph, Internet and Soft Copy

Price : US$ 50 (developed countries);    US$ 20 (developing countries & LDCs)

Also available in : French, Spanish

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Guide dealing with dynamics of the global textiles and clothing supply chain, and why and how garment manufacturers need to develop alternative sourcing and supply management approaches - reviews historical background; discusses Chineses advantage in the international garment industry; explains different stages involved in material sourcing process; deals with fabric and trim sourcing; discusses politics of trade; includes case studies; appendices cover preferential access to the EU, summary of United States rules of origin, measures and conversions, and shipping terms/Incoterms; also includes glossary of related terms.

Keyword(s) : Agreement on Textiles and Clothing, Clothing, Supply Chain, Supply Management, Textile fabrics, Textiles, Value Chain