Research brief

The post-COVID-19 garment industry in Asia

This Research Brief discusses the garment industry’s post-pandemic future, based on the long-term changes observed in the garment industry before the COVID-19 crisis. The Brief presents three possible scenarios for the post-pandemic garment industry, which are discussed with a focus on the actions of brands and policymakers and their downstream effects on garment manufacturing countries in Asia.

Briefing note | 16 July 2021