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Ukraine maker Khmelnytsklegprom in expansion drive 12 Jun 2006

The history of Ukrainian clothing manufacturer Khmelnytsklegprom mirrors the rise and fall of the Soviet Union. The company has managed to beat the odds through a combination of investment and forward planning and is now one of the largest, most technically advanced and highest quality clothing companies in the country. Niki Tait reports.

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