Protection of the German Textile Industry

  • Axel D. Neu
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This paper reviews developments in West Germany’s textile and clothing industries, trends in trade, and some characteristics of trade restrictions; finally, it compares the Federal Republic’s textile and clothing imports from low-price sources with those of other OECD countries.


Federal Republic Textile Industry Clothing Industry Capital Intensity Apparent Consumption 
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Notes and References

  1. 1.
    For the discussion in the Federal Republic of Germany, see F. Aumann, U. Einhoff, E. Heimstädter, D. Isselhorst, “Entwicklungsstrategie und Faktorintensität. Eine Stellungnahme zu neueren Untersuchungen des Institute für Weltwirtschaft, Kiel”, Zeitschrift für Allegmeine und Textile Marktwirtschaft, Teil 2, Munster, 1972Google Scholar
  2. E.-M. Scharrer, Die Chancen der Textil-und Bekleidungsindustrie in hochentwickelten Ländern, Kieler Diskussionsbeiträge No. 26, Kiel, 1972.Google Scholar
  3. Also see G. Fels, Die Textilindustrie und das Theorem der komparativen Kosten. Eine Erwiderung, Kieler Diskussionsbeiträge No. 26, Kiel, 1972.Google Scholar
  4. Also see G. Fels, Die Textilindustrie Neu et al., Protektion und Branchenstruktur der westdeutschen Wirtschaft, Kieler Studien No. 123 (Tübingen: J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), for the Kiel Institute of World Economics, 1973).Google Scholar
  5. 3.
    For the necessary assumptions, the applied formulae and the basic data see Hans H. Glisman and Axel Neu, “Towards New Agreements on International Trade Liberalisation — Methods and Examples of Measuring Non-tariff Trade Barriers”, Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, Vol. 107, Kiel, 1971, pp. 235–71.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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