Jeans may be an American classic, but they are more and more taking on an Asian flavor.
Andrew Olah, chief executive officer of textile and apparel development and marketing firm Olah Inc., is so convinced that the economic emergence of India and China will have widespread implications for denim that he moved to Hong Kong last year to be at the center of the action. It isn’t the first time that Olah has globe-trotted chasing the rise of denim manufacturing — and he’s been prescient in his country hopping. Olah initially went to Japan in 1979 and last year, he divulged, he had one of the best years ever shipping fabric out of Japan.
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