Apparel

No sector can create as many jobs as quickly as the apparel sector. Once companies start taking orders, thousands of jobs can be created almost overnight. With Trade Hub assistance, companies resolve specific production issues, obtain financing and find buyers.
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Source West Africa training targets apparel exporters in Côte d’Ivoire
Sarah Quainoo - on - 6 November, 2012

A three-day training workshop is presenting information on exporting to world markets in order to improve the competitiveness of apparel designers in Côte d’Ivoire. Source West Africa, a USAID Trade Hub-supported apparel industry brand, is conducting the training with support from the...

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Assinie Fashion Days in Cote d'Ivoire - April 13-14 !
Joe Lamport - on - 22 March, 2012

The USAID Trade Hub is pleased to encourage designers across West Africa to participate in Assinie Fashion Days in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, April 13-14, 2012 !  ...

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Apparel Export Training Workshop
Hanna Amichia - on - 11 November, 2010

The USAID West Africa Trade Hub is organizing a three-day workshop for fashion designers to increase their competiveness on international...

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Charity Akwetey, a new employee at the apparel factory.
Tradewinds Story: New Apparel Factory Changing Lives
Alina Xu - on - 24 June, 2010

Hundreds of jobs will be created with the opening of a new apparel factory in Tema, Ghana. Established...

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West African Exporters Find Buyers at Business-to-Business Event
Alina Xu - on - 24 June, 2010

Linking businesses to international buyers is key to increasing West African exports. Luckily, events like the Textiles & Apparel Business-to-Business Event in Pretoria, organized by USAID's Southern Africa Global Competitiveness Hub, allow local producers to meet with buying houses and...

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Why is Apparel important to West Africa?

The global apparel industry generates over $1 trillion in revenue annually in a business that is largely buyer-driven. West Africa is well positioned to supply major markets with competitive apparel, from T-shirts to polos, uniforms to casual wear for men, women and children

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