Sourcing Journal: New Study Finds US Apparel Value Chain Adds More Jobs Than We Can Risk

By Tara Donaldson

The Trump Administration has been narrowly focused on U.S. manufacturing jobs, but disrupting the global value chain that’s in place today could impact global value chains in a way the administration likely isn’t aiming for.

“Saying manufacturing shouldn’t be done overseas is short-sighted because you’re ignoring all of the other jobs here in the U.S. supported by production overseas,” said Julie Hughes, president of the U.S. Fashion Industry Association, a member of the U.S. Global Value Chain Coalition.

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