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Sourcing in a Volatile World – The East Africa Opportunity

Published on August 10, 2015

Sourcing_in_a_volatile_world_-_The_East_Africa_Opportunity.JPGSourcing in a Volatile World – The East Africa Opportunity. Within the last year, macroeconomic developments such as increasing wage levels across Asia and the big shifts in foreign exchange rates, as well as global retail trends and changing consumer behaviors, have complicated the challenge of sourcing for apparel companies across the developed world. At the same time, political changes and investment shifts allow new countries to emerge as potential sources for apparel production even in parts of the world that previously played only small roles in apparel sourcing.