Blog: Leonie BarrieChina-bashing

Leonie Barrie | 22 July 2003

2003 was a bad year for the US textiles industry, and the US textiles lobby seems hell-bent on pointing the finger of blame at China. Yes, China's sales of textiles to the US rose by 63 per cent to US$3.15 billion, but in reality the country is only guilty of accepting more orders from American retailers and fulfilling them at a good price and on time.

Our feature of the week looks at why struggling American industries and their hired politicians are China-bashing to try and find some way to resuscitate their sunset business through protectionism:

http://www.just-style.com/features_detail.asp?art=663


BLOG

Likely shifts in the sourcing landscape in 2017

Continuing our look at what lies ahead for the apparel industry and its supply chain in 2017, the panel of industry experts consulted by just-style last week tackled likely shifts in the sourcing land...

BLOG

Trump trade policies and China tensions top concerns

This week our focus turns to first thoughts from a panel of industry experts consulted by just-style on the challenges and opportunities likely to face the apparel supply chain in 2017, with prospects...

BLOG

Happy New Year – and a first look at 2017

Welcome back after the holiday break, and from the team here at just-style I’d like to wish all our readers a happy and prosperous New Year....

BLOG

New re:source to help unravel sourcing decisions

Apparel sourcing is a complex process built on a mix of location, logistics, lead-time, price, compliance, risk and reliability. And it's in a constant state of flux as retailers, brands and manufactu...

just-style homepage



Forgot your password?