garment industry

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Synonyms for garment industry

makers and sellers of fashionable clothing

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Since the growth of the garment industry coincided with the country's comprehensive economic liberalisation programme, much of the credit also goes to technical advice provided by the International Financial Institutions (IFIs).
This simply indicates that the garment industry is not very competitive nor has it been exploiting the economies of scale that exist over the current production range.
PUBLISHED IN A SERIES entitled "Studies in Women and Religion," this book surveys the world of domestic garment workers worldwide and provides detailed information about the historical and contemporary organization of the garment industry in Ontario.
The influx into New York City of low-skilled Chinese laborers as well as Chinese entrepreneurs with managerial skills and some capital led to the rapid growth of the garment industry in Chinatown, where Chinese-owned garment shops contracted with Midtown Manhattan manufacturers.
Consequently, labor conditions in much of the garment industry, both in and outside the U.S., once again resemble the turn-of-the-century heyday of the preunion American sweatshop: a work force of underskilled women, toiling in fly-by-night factories where labor costs are cut to the bone from underbidding, and where benefits, safety, and health insurance are unheard of.
But many jobs, generated by the garment industry are held by native-born Americans.
garment industry has changed from the Italian, Jewish, and Irish of the early 19th century to the Hispanic, Asian, and Chicano workers of the 1980's.) In the long run, we are all dead, as John Maynard Keynes noted, and, for the ill-paid, overworked women in the garment industry today, improvements are overdue.
Sharing the ministry's assessment, chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City Textile and Garment-Embroidery Association Pham Xuan Hong said he believed that the prospects of domestic textile and garment industry were quite positive this year thanks to adequate orders from foreign partners.
He said the PHMA on behalf of the garment industry, rejects the allegations of Human Rights Watch and added that foreign companies would have stopped sourcing from factories if they were not meeting labour standards.
He said that Pakistan garment industry fully meets the terms stipulated by the core labour standards.
In 2013, the 'Biometric Identity and Worker Information Management System (Worker Database)' software is implemented throughout the country with the initiative of BGMEA to ensure all the facilities to the owners and workers of the growing ready-made garment industry. It's a unique software system, which stores biometric fingerprints, pictures, jobs and all other information of all workers in the factory in the local and cloud server databases, which are used later on to identify and confirm with all other factory workers.
The FCCI president suggested that the FWCCI should organise its own trade delegations to different potential markets in addition to organising fashion shows to promote garment industry on scientific lines.
Trade Undersecretary Ceferino Rodolfo said the Philippines was looking into the possibility of forging a preferential trade agreement (PTA), or reduced tariffs on certain products, in a bid to help revive the local garment industry.