Get Connected : E-applications in the Textile and Clothing Sector

Study focusing on how developing country producers could successfully apply new e-applications and secure post-quota exports in light of the changing nature of textiles and clothing business after January 2005 (when quotas are phased out) - elaborates principles to guide exporters in adopting e-applications so as to develop long-term relationships with major buyers; deals with e-applications in European Union and United States; presents examples of exporters in developing countries that have successfully found approaches to integrate their systems with those of customers/suppliers; includes case studies from Hong Kong buying, sourcing and trading offices, and e-applications used by Singapore trading houses and manufacturers.