Thailand’s exports of textiles are increasing and are expected to grow by 15% this year. Thai media has reported that textile exports have been boosted by demand from apparel producing territories such as Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Europe and the US.
Thailand’s textile and clothing factories have returned to 100% capacity, but this has triggered a labour shortage after foreign workers returned to their home countries during the Covid-19 crisis.
For the full story, see the February 2022 edition of Textiles South East Asia
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