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Robin Anson advises delegates at a Free Zone Convention in Cape Town on prospects for the global textile and clothing industry

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Robin Anson, Editorial Director of Textiles Intelligence, was invited to speak at the IV Annual World Free Zone Convention held in Cape Town, South Africa, on October 29-30, 2004.

The international conference was convened to give delegates from throughout the world a clearer understanding of the dynamic growth sector of international free zones. Robin Anson's presentation was on:

World Textiles and Clothing: How Will Producing Countries Shape Up in the Quota-Free World of 2005 and Beyond?

Speakers at the conference presented case studies of successful free zones around the world, and discussed such issues as government legislation, foreign investment, supply chain management and other strategies related to the development of international free zones.

A range of industries were represented, in addition to textiles and apparel. Other guest speakers provided an overview of such industries as farming, automotive, and energy.

Robin Anson is recognised as a leading worldwide authority on textile and clothing industry strategy and trade issues, and is also the editorial director of Textiles Intelligence, one of the world's leading providers of global business information on the international textile and apparel industries.

For further information about the conference, please contact Sue Wake at the World Free Zone Convention or visit www.freezones.org

November 2004

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