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The Untapped Inter-Regional Link of Sustainable Garment Production and Consumption

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The Untapped Inter-Regional Link of Sustainable Garment Production and Consumption
Type: Brief
Year: 2020
Language: English
Country: Multi-country
What Bridges Asia and Europe?

Globally, Asia is the largest producer of garments, while Europe and the US are the largest consumers. Environmental and other impacts in the production phase are mostly localised in Asian countries and embodied in imported garments. Impacts related to garments use, such as water and energy use in washing, ironing, etc., mostly take place in Europe.