Clothing Demand from Emerging Markets : An opportunity for LDC suppliers

Study dealing with emerging fashion retail markets in 'advanced' developing countries - focuses on Brazil, China, India, Malaysia, Singapore and South Africa; for each market provides overall dynamics and economic growth potential, including expected market developments in specific product sectors; discusses tariff structures and non-tariff requirements in detail; illustrates different sourcing patterns and supplier requirements through case studies; looks at existing national support schemes provided by governments (technical cooperation among developing countries) that could be utilized by the LDC suppliers; explores possibilities for the integration of LDC textiles and clothing exporters into the overall value chain from 'cotton to clothing' for cooperation along the value chain; provides a detailed list of useful contacts and addresses in the countries under review.