MILAN — Though the rivalry between Italian denim companies and their Turkish counterparts is well known, competition from North Africa — just across the Mediterranean Sea — is not to be underestimated.
For key players in the denim and textile industries — Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt — working principally in tandem with companies in Spain, France and Italy, respectively — proximity to European shores is a major advantage. So is the swift progress many African firms have made despite recent political instability.
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