Case Code : CLIBE046
Publication date : 2005
Subject : Business Environment
Industry : Textile
Length : 02 Pages
Short Case Study Price: INR 50;
The caselet discusses the post-MFA scenario and its impact on the world textile market. It specifically explains the impact that the removal of quotas has had on the European and American markets and points to the changing equations among countries, which are either exporting or importing textile products. The caselet looks at the competitive scenario in the international market and the strategies that the textile companies have formulated to cope with the changing scenario.
Questions for Discussion:
1. Do you think that the post-MFA regime will have a negative impact on Mexico's textile industry by way of reduced exports to the US market?
2. What measures can the Caribbean and Central American countries take to mitigate the onslaught of the cheap imports from countries like China and India in the post-MFA regime?
Multi-Fibre Arrangement (MFA), Garments and textile industry, WTO, Apparel manufacturers, Gap, Wal-Mart, Nike, Mexico, Honduras in Central America, Dominican Republic in the Caribbean, Honduran Manufacturers Association
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