28 Jul '12, 12pm

Chinese Maker of U.S. Olympic Uniforms Disparages American Manufacturing

Chinese Maker of U.S. Olympic Uniforms Disparages American Manufacturing

Li Guilian, owner of the Chinese clothing company that manufactured the U.S. Olympic uniforms for Ralph Lauren , is at once bemused and dismayed by the outrage many Americans have expressed about the garments’ overseas provenance. After all, nearly half of all clothing in the United States today is made in China. Most garment manufacturing fled U.S. shores years ago as designers and business owners took advantage of inexpensive labor elsewhere. “I have a simple question,” she told the Los Angeles Times . “Can America really make the suits we make? We have cheaper costs here so you can have cheaper prices in America.”

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