Staff hard at work in a garment factory in Hong Kong in July 1979. Continued cancellation of orders may effectively dismantle the apparel supply chain which has taken decades to build up. Photo: SCMP

Letters | Coronavirus in Hong Kong: clothing suppliers need buyer support if textile industry is to survive the pandemic

  • The snowballing cancellation of orders will seal the fate of manufacturers who depend on these contracts for cash flow to pay workers’ salaries
  • Even with generous government support, the supply chain cannot survive if retail stores and brands do not honour contracts and find ways to work together
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Staff hard at work in a garment factory in Hong Kong in July 1979. Continued cancellation of orders may effectively dismantle the apparel supply chain which has taken decades to build up. Photo: SCMP
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