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January 15, 2008

ANALYSIS: Are rising costs hurting Chinese apparel?

Rising prices on garments made in China could well be a possibility for retailers and importers this year. As Dominique Patton reports from Beijing, the country is starting to look less compelling as a sourcing hub as rising wages, new labour laws, worker shortages, the appreciation of the yuan and higher exporting costs all begin to bite.

Rising prices on garments made in China could well be a possibility for retailers and importers this year. As Dominique Patton reports from Beijing, the country is starting to look less compelling as a sourcing hub as rising wages, new labour laws, worker shortages, the appreciation of the yuan and higher exporting costs all begin to bite.

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