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PN 1997-07: The Textile - Garments Industry: A Call for Restructuring

The textile-garment industry is a classic example of the challenge for Philippine agroindustrial restructuring. While the garment industry has been one of the major export industries in the country, the textile industry has been import-oriented and less competitive. However, the latter’s share in output is exported indirectly through the former. This issue thus calls for a successful restructuring program. It argues that only through this that the cluster will have substantial economic impact.

Philippine Institute for Development Studies
Authors Keywords
Intal, Ponciano Jr. S.; garments and textile industries; agroindustrial restructuring; international competitiveness; textile finishing subsector; labor productivity;
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