Unrest, looting create triple whammy for clothing manufacturing in SA

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Recent unrest has already severely affected South Africa's clothing manufacturing industry.
Recent unrest has already severely affected South Africa's clothing manufacturing industry.
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Clothing manufacturing factories impacted by unrest in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) employ more than 2 000 people, according to data compiled by the National Bargaining Council for the Clothing Manufacturing Industry.

These factories are located in, among others, Durban, Newcastle and Mandini. In addition, a number of clothing manufacturing cooperatives that have been looted - mainly in Durban and in Madadeni in Newcastle - provide work for a further 2 200 people.

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