publication . Preprint . Other literature type . 2004

MEASURING COMPETITION FOR TEXTILES: DOES THE U.S. MAKE THE GRADE?

Lyford, Conrad P.; Welch, J. Mark; Lyford, Conrad P.; Welch, J. Mark;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2004
Abstract
U.S. textile manufacturing is coming under increasing pressure from foreign competition. This paper evaluates the U.S. competitive position in the yarn segment using established quantifiable measures and provides an overall competitive assessment. The study found the industry in a relatively weak competitive position but that U.S. competitive position is improving.
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Medical Subject Headings: mental disorderspsychological phenomena and processes
free text keywords: competitiveness, cotton yarn, revealed comparative advantage, tariff equivalent, International Relations/Trade, F29, L67, O57,, International Relations/Trade, competitiveness, cotton yarn, revealed comparative advantage, tariff equivalent

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publication . Preprint . Other literature type . 2004

MEASURING COMPETITION FOR TEXTILES: DOES THE U.S. MAKE THE GRADE?

Lyford, Conrad P.; Welch, J. Mark; Lyford, Conrad P.; Welch, J. Mark;