Roundtable Discussions

Implications of the Global Economic Crisis for the Textiles and Ready-made Garments Sector in Egypt

Date : 2/11/2010

Speakers : Amirah El-Hadad, Cairo University

This roundtable discussion assessed the impact of the global economic crisis on the textiles and ready-made garments sector in Egypt; given its importance to investments, production, exports and employment. The assessment is based on two recent datasets reflecting firms' and workers' views regarding the impact of the crisis on the sector.