Canada’s Textiles and Apparel Industry: Industrial Profile Spring 2013
The Conference Board of Canada, 2 pages,
May 31, 2013
This industry profile provides a five-year forecast for Canada’s Textiles and Apparel Industry.
- Input Costs—Oil prices remain elevated, leading to higher raw material costs. The industry has only a limited ability to pass these costs on to customers.
- Canadian Dollar —The strong Canadian dollar continues to hinder the competitiveness of Canadian textile and apparel manufacturers.
- Trade Agreement—A potential free trade agreement between Canada
and the European Union could bring greater access to the EU market for