A garment factory in Hung Hom, in 1978. Picture: SCMP
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

How cotton once rivalled opium in importance for Hong Kong – and helped build city’s textile trade

Hong Kong’s success as a garment hub can be traced to the American and Chinese civil wars – as well as to a humble Indian bottle seller

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A garment factory in Hung Hom, in 1978. Picture: SCMP
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