Stormy economic conditions have darkened prospects for many Italian yarn spinners in recent seasons, but industry operators say long-awaited recovery in Japan, plus growth in the U.S. and other export destinations, are reshaping the sector to benefit high-end specialists, and stoking the forecast for the coming season.
Spinning mills will show their fall-winter 2014-15 yarn collections at the Pitti Filati yarn fair July 3 to 5 at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence.
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