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This study examined the flexibility strategies and the spatial division of labour on production system in the industrial restructuring process of textile and apparel industry in Daegu. Textile and apparel firms in Daegu have come to have power after holding trade function. In the context of existing variant production units across all the sectors of the textile and apparel industry, individual firms that hold trade function can organize the lowest cost production system. Daegu's Textile and apparel industry in Daegu shows the complicated and closely realted production system through individual firm's flexibility strategies. Although the textile and apparel firms produce the same item or have the same size, they pursue different flexibility strategies and form different networked production system and different spatial division of labour.