Comment: Where has globalisation left the garment industry?
Globalisation has seen the garment industry evolve to such an extent that every country in the world is competent at exporting every type of garment, at every price level. Along the way, wages in the West have fallen and jobs disappeared, while in the developing East, workers have seen their wages rise and new jobs appear. But as David Birnbaum explains, the process has a momentum all of its own.
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