ASEAN in transformation: textiles, clothing and footwear: refashioning the future

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Author: Chang, Jae-Hee; Rynhart, Gary; Huynh, Phu

Abstract:

This paper, 'ASEAN in transformation: textiles, clothing and footwear: refashioning the future', examines how technology is transforming the textile, clothing and footwear (TCF) sector in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The TCF sector is a significant contributor to employment and trade for a number of ASEAN Member States. In particular, the sector provides over nine million jobs, particularly to young women. The study highlights that the TCF sector is undergoing significant technological transformation, especially as multinational retailers and apparel brands...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Employment; Industry; Economics; Outcomes

Keywords: Technological change; Trend

Geographic subjects: Asia; Laos; Philippines; Cambodia; Thailand; Vietnam; Indonesia; China

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: ILO, 2016

Physical description: xi, 82 p.

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http://www.ilo.org/public/english/dialogue/actemp/downloads/publications/2016/asean_in_transf_2016_r6_textil.pdf

Also called: Association of Southeast Asian Nations in transformation: textiles, clothing and footwear: refashioning the future

Notes:
The paper forms part of the ILO Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACT/EMP) research project on the future of work and how technology is transforming jobs and enterprises in the ASEAN region. Papers from this project are indexed at TD/TNC 125.72 and from TD/TNC 126.82 to TD/TNC 126.86.

Resource type: Working paper

Document number: TD/TNC 126.82

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