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Diana Yordanova

Why European minimum wage rule impacts apparel sourcing decisions

A political agreement could see a European Union directive guiding member states on setting minimum wages to boost pay in lower salary sectors, such as apparel manufacturing.

Romania apparel sector grapples with Covid-19 uncertainty

The apparel industry in Romania has been badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic with supplies of raw materials from China and exports to Italy disrupted. The pandemic is also choking off labour supplies, which were already a problem for this near-sourcing hub.