Nearly half of all Latvian used clothing imports are ‘close to garbage’

db4b25311ffa12d79ab99bea644a37e1According to the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia, the country imports on average more than 30,000 tonnes a year of clothing, footwear and household textiles. Approximately half – an average of 14,600 tonnes a year – is used clothing from other countries, according to Latvijas Zaļais Punkts.

For the full story, see the May 2023 edition of Textiles Eastern Europe.


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