To my mind

Naude, Colleen
September 2006
Finweek;9/14/2006, p6
The article reflects on the plan of the South African government to introduce protectionism to try to save its waning textiles industry. It argues that protectionism is not the answer to the country's trade dilemma with China. It suggests that rather than setting import quotas, it would make more sense if the government eased restrictive labor legislation and supported textile companies financially so that they can retain their workers and upgrade their technology.


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