BEIJING — The numbers are grim, but China’s apparel and textile manufacturers are adamant that continuing tough times for their industry do not spell the end of production.
Those still in business following several years of massive factory closures say they’ve weathered the toughest of times and expect to stay alive through creativity and new clients. They said lower labor costs inland, away from China’s traditional manufacturing bases in the Pearl River Delta and Eastern Seaboard, could revive the flagging industry. Yet many seem to be hanging on by a thread.
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