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Central America looks to surpass Asia for sourcing

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Central America’s advantages as a sourcing destination generally outweigh its disadvantages as the region tries to solidify its position as an alternative to Asian sourcing.

The pros – locale, quick response capability and duty-free status – and cons – political uncertainty, lack of uniformity and growing wage rates – were debated in a comprehensive panel discussion at the Lenzing seminar series at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Wednesday.

Source: Sourcing Journal