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Articles by Vicky Sung
The exclusion of China, the world’s largest garment maker, from the recently-agreed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade pact is likely to accelerate overseas investment by its textile and apparel industry.
Faced with a fall in exports to the US and EU, Thailand's textile and garment industry has set its sights on becoming a fashion hub for the ASEAN region.
China's rise over the past two decades as the leading location for apparel sourcing has had a knock-on effect on Hong Kong's role in the global garment industry, shifting it from a manufacturer to a servicing and sourcing centre. It will take on even more diverse roles in the future, according to industry executives speaking at recent conferences in Hong Kong. Vicky Sung reports.
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