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UK textile sorters express concern over long-term future of textile industry

The long-term future of the UK textiles industry is looking shaky, according to some UK sorters.UK textiles sorters are concerned that unfair competition between them and those who export material to sort in Eastern Europe could cause serious damage to the UK industry. It is feared that with high textiles prices coupled with wages and taxes, the UK sorters will not be able to compete with the less expensive alternative of exporting and sorting ...