China and Italy are strengthening their fashion ties after Italy endorsed the Belt and Road initiative. Chinese designer Daoyuan Ding wins the ITS Award in Trieste, Italy in 2019.

China deepens fashion links with Italy as Belt and Road plan brings two countries closer

  • Italy was the first G7 country to endorse China’s Belt and Road initiative, making it easier to access each other’s products.
  • Meanwhile, the Italian fashion industry is working to break the stigma around Chinese designers
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China and Italy are strengthening their fashion ties after Italy endorsed the Belt and Road initiative. Chinese designer Daoyuan Ding wins the ITS Award in Trieste, Italy in 2019.
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Melissa Twigg

Melissa Twigg

Melissa Twigg is an award-winning British journalist getting over a serious case of geographical commitment phobia. After 12 years of living in Paris, Cape Town and Hong Kong, she recently returned to London where she writes about art, travel, fashion, design and environmental issues in the cities she knows best.