Limited edition sneakers from Chinese brands Li-Na and Anta are at the centre of price speculation. Illustration: Tom Leung Limited edition sneakers from Chinese brands Li-Na and Anta are at the centre of price speculation. Illustration: Tom Leung
Limited edition sneakers from Chinese brands Li-Na and Anta are at the centre of price speculation. Illustration: Tom Leung
Xinjiang

Xinjiang cotton controversy has been a boon for Chinese premier sneaker scalpers

  • Prices for Li-Ning’s Way of Wade 4 “All-Star Colourway” rose from a few hundred dollars to over US$7,300 on a popular shoe resale app
  • Chinese state media published op-eds saying the price hike is “hurting people’s patriotism”

Topic |   Xinjiang
Limited edition sneakers from Chinese brands Li-Na and Anta are at the centre of price speculation. Illustration: Tom Leung Limited edition sneakers from Chinese brands Li-Na and Anta are at the centre of price speculation. Illustration: Tom Leung
Limited edition sneakers from Chinese brands Li-Na and Anta are at the centre of price speculation. Illustration: Tom Leung
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