Exploring economics: the secret life of t-shirts
Exploring economics: the secret life of t-shirts

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Exploring economics: the secret life of t-shirts

2 Who are the main actors at each stage of production?

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Figure 3 (repeat) The supply chain of a t-shirt.

In Section 1 the supply chain was described as a network of firms operating at different stages of production to produce a final product. These firms can be, and indeed in the cotton industry are, located worldwide. This section will use data to address the question of which countries are important each stage of t-shirt production. In the secret life of the t-shirt which countries might it visit?

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