TITLE

WTO Says Bangladesh Needs To Diversify Base of Exports

AUTHOR(S)
Zarocostas, John
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;9/22/2006, Vol. 192 Issue 62, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a World Trade Organization report which asserted the need for the Bangladesh economy to diversify its base of export products and markets. The report found that its economy is too dependent on exports of textile and apparel--largely to the U.S. and the European Union. Furthermore, it suggested that Bangladesh should push ahead with reforms at a faster pace to reduce poverty and help the economy better cope with the lifting of global quotas in textiles and apparel.
ACCESSION #
22576169

 

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