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Using the clustering analysis and gravity model, this paper investigates theevolution of likely trade-bloc phenomenon for the textile industry and theautomatic data processing industry for the last three decades. For the textileindustry, a significant two-bloc phenomenon could be identified, one decliningbloc mainly composed of the European countries, and the other rising bloc ofcountries around Pacific Rim. For the automatic data processing industry, onlyone trade bloc could be identified. However, the core countries have graduallychanged from those of Europe and USA to the countries of East Asia over theperiod.JEL classification: F14, F15