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Traditional center of Italian clothing production

Mar 30th 2014 at 9:20 PM

"Made in chital" How the Chinese dominated the traditional center of Italian clothing production

Italian fashion is a globally recognized phenomenon. Particularly attracted Chinese customers who are willing to buy everything bears the label "Made in Italy".

Chinese traders now gradually took over the city of Prato, the traditional center of Italian clothing production, which arises in the hands of Chinese clothing traveling back to Asia.

The label Made in Italy has a high price in China the label Made in Italy has a high price in China

The city of Prato, near Florence is the heart of the Italian clothing industry.

Textiles has been manufactured and processed since the 12th century, when the area dominated by wool merchants

Now the Italian manufacturing tradition gets pretty beaten. Enterprising Chinese businessmen are transforming this area in his own image - a factory items with a sign "Made in Italy" those consumers in China love.

"Currently in Prato about four thousand factories in Chinese hands," he told BBC News Marco Land, president of CNA Tuscan trade organizations representing the interests of small and medium-sized companies. Similar to Italian companies in the area about three thousand.

Prato is traditionally produced in small plants rather cheaper clothing from Italian fabrics.

They often were employed as laborers, just Chinese who now Italy beat on their own turf.

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