By  on December 19, 2018

SHANGHAI — Compelled by the government, demands of their European clients — and also President Trump’s volatile trade-war talk — Chinese apparel manufacturers are rapidly cleaning up their acts.

“It’s a huge headache for everyone,” commented Ding Hongliang, president of eco-friendly fabric manufacturer Hemp Fortex Industries Ltd., referring to the stricter environmental regulations. “We are totally not against that, but they come so fast and they are so strict. No exceptions. They will shut you down first, and then check if you are qualified. They don’t give you a period to transition. We have a really powerful government.”

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