The Garment Industry in Low-Income Countries

An Entry Point of Industrialization

  • Takahiro Fukunishi
  • Tatsufumi Yamagata

Part of the IDE-JETRO Series book series (IDE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Takahiro Fukunishi, Tatsufumi Yamagata
    Pages 1-37
  3. Yoko Asuyama, Seiha Neou
    Pages 38-76
  4. Mohammad Yunus, Tatsufumi Yamagata
    Pages 77-104
  5. Takahiro Fukunishi, Herinjatovo Aimé Ramiarison
    Pages 213-242
  6. Takahiro Fukunishi
    Pages 243-282
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 308-316

About this book


This book explores the means through which the garment industry contributes to industrialization, poverty reduction, empowerment of undereducated workers, in particular female laborers, and shared growth in contemporary low-income countries.


Apparel industry textile industry industrialization low-income countries international trade foreign direct investment firm dynamics productivity female worker trade liberalization access empowerment growth income industry Microsoft Access participation performance poverty reduction women

Editors and affiliations

  • Takahiro Fukunishi
    • 1
  • Tatsufumi Yamagata
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Developing EconomiesJapan
  2. 2.Institute of Developing Economies Advanced SchoolJapan External Trade OrganizationJapan

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