A worker at PT Moriuchi textile factory in West Java, Indonesia. Indonesia aims to be one of the world’s top five textile and apparel producers by 2030. Photo: James Wendlinger

US-China trade war accelerates apparel factories’ shift from China to Southeast Asia and Bangladesh

  • Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Levi’s, Crocs and Uniqlo have moved their production out of China as costs rise and nation moves up value chain
  • As others follow, Vietnam is first choice for footwear, Bangladesh has a skilled workforce, Indonesia is modernising factories, and Cambodia is also a player
Topic |   Fashion
A worker at PT Moriuchi textile factory in West Java, Indonesia. Indonesia aims to be one of the world’s top five textile and apparel producers by 2030. Photo: James Wendlinger
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