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April 23rd, 2011

INFO – African Fashion and Textiles

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Written by: Jacqueline

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4 Comments


  1. By 2005 the global trade in Second-hand Clothing (SHC) had grown ten-fold to a value of $1 billion annually
    The Impact of Second-hand Clothing trade on Developing Countries – Baden, Sally and Barber, Catherine, Sept 2005 – Oxfam


  2. With an average GDP per capita of $637, and among the least developed countries on earth, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali (known as the Cotton-4 or C-4) rely on cotton more than any other commodity for their export revenues. These countries produce cotton more cheaply than anywhere else
    http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/get_involved/the_great_cotton_stitchup/the_great_cotton_stitch_up.aspx


  3. Since the beginning of the 1940s, world cotton consumption has increased at an average annual growth rate of about 2%
    http://unctad.org/infocomm/anglais/cotton/market.htm#fair


  4. Africa grows 12% of the cotton in the world out of which 95% is exported in its raw form.
    http://www.allafrica.com/stories/201004121694.html



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