Central America emerges as leading source for garment trade
Central America is working hard to present itself as a good alternative to Asian manufacturing for garments and textiles, Sourcing Journal reported, based on a panel discussion in New York City.
The region's greatest advantages are flexibility for rules of origin, proximity to the U.S., quicker reaction and production time and competitive labor costs. While political stability is of concern, potential changes to U.S. trade policy caused greater apprehension.
Source: Supply Chain DIVE