Main challenges are breakdown of supply chain and shrinkage of manpower
Apart from the pandemic, Indian exporters are now facing a new issue—the stand-off with China. Textile experts discuss the consequences in detail.
The Indian apparel industry has always been dependent on China for machinery. The few weeks when customs had put a hold on all Chinese imports under the pretext of 100 per cent examination were a nightmare for garment exporters who were dependent on Chinese trims and fabrics. The industry has been slowly limping back to normal after the lockdown, and measures like this will only delay shipments and India will lose credibility as a reliable apparel exporter.
Published on: 24/08/2020
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