HONG KONG — The rising buying power of Chinese consumers and a corresponding drop-off in European demand was readily apparent at the latest Interstoff Asia fabric fair.
Suppliers at the show, who were mostly from China, noted a surge in domestic Chinese buyers over the last two years. At the same time, order sizes from American and particularly European buyers have become smaller and less frequent, they said.
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