The Textile and Clothing Industries of the United Kingdom

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Manchester University Press, 1971 - Clothing trade - 211 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Historical background
8
The raw materials of the textile industry
16
Divisions of the textile industry page
17
Fibre properties
21
Consumption of fibres in sectors of the United Kingdom textile industry
34
The scope of the textile and clothing industries
38
The demand and the market for textiles and clothing
51
The textile and clothing industries and the balance
97
The change in the balance of trade due to textiles
98
The change in the balance of trade due to clothing
100
Britains competitive position
109
The United Kingdom industrys share of the home and export markets
110
Output per man hour in the wool industry
114
Government domestic policy
126
The structure of the textile and clothing industries
145

Consumers elasticities with respect to real net national product per head and real price
52
Consumption of woven and knitted fabrics by the home market
54
Economic aspects of production
61
Stocks in the textile and clothing industries
62
Cycles in the cotton and wool industries
64
Fluctuations in employment in the cotton and wool industries
66
Fluctuations in margins in the cotton and wool industries
68
Capital expenditure in 1963
75
Trade and commercial policy
77
United Kingdom exports of textile products since 1913
84
Changes in horizontal integration in the cotton industry
150
The structure of the British cotton industry
152
Financial structure
162
The largest quoted companies in the textile and clothing industries 1667
166
Employment and wage levels
174
Location
186
Conclusion
201
Index
209
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