The Philippines government’s plan to revive the clothing industry will take producers away from fast fashion, where the country’s costs are uncompetitive, and into higher value-added activities and niches that involve more upcycling.
Corazon Halili-Dichosa, Board of Investments executive director of industry development services, said the agency plans to “support not only the indigenous textile and garment production, but also producers involved in [the practice] of upcycling".
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