Suzhou Jinzhu Air Jet Weaving Company sent its staff home for a one month “holiday”. Photo: Sidney Leng
Suzhou Jinzhu Air Jet Weaving Company sent its staff home for a one month “holiday”. Photo: Sidney Leng

China’s textile capital Suzhou was struggling before the trade war tariffs rises, now factories are closing their gates

  • Over 500 companies in the eastern Chinese city exported 28 per cent less in the first four months of 2019 compared to the same time last year
  • Woven fabric is included on the list of US$200 billion worth of Chinese goods now covered by the 25 per cent tariffs imposed by US President Donald Trump

Suzhou Jinzhu Air Jet Weaving Company sent its staff home for a one month “holiday”. Photo: Sidney Leng
Suzhou Jinzhu Air Jet Weaving Company sent its staff home for a one month “holiday”. Photo: Sidney Leng
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