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Mauritian Denim Manufacturers Look to Build US Business

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.


Most recent trade discussions have focused on the Trans Pacific Partnership, however, there are other free trade agreements already in effect. Hoping to promote another opportunity, export promotion agency Enterprise Mauritius brought 11 textile companies to New York City this summer for Première Vision.

Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), approved in 2000 and in effect until 2025, exports from Mauritius are duty and quota-free to the United States. In Mauritius, textiles are the second largest export, and the country has grown into a vertically integrated supplier of design-led garments.

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