China-based apparel producer Ever-Glory International has received production orders valued at US$2.5m for the first quarter of 2008 from Cabi, Carol Anderson by Invitation.

The fashion brand's order includes mainly women's casual wear for the autumn fashion season, to be sold in the US market.

"We are pleased to further strengthen our working relationship with Cabi," said Ever-Glory chairman and CEO Yihua Kang.

"Our increased production capacity and emphasis on quality control are bolstering clients' confidence in our services, and that increased confidence is leading to growth in order volume."