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Jean production shows how Covid-19 has devastated the fashion industry

Marc Bain

Earlier this year, when Covid-19 shut down much of China, fashion supply chains slammed to a halt. It wasn’t just because China is the world’s largest clothing producer, accounting for about 32% of all clothing exported in 2018 based on World Trade Organization data—nearly five times the share of second-place Bangladesh. Critically, China also produces…

 

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