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A strict lockdown in Shanghai is making Ludhiana's hosiery industry sweat

With supply of raw materials from Shanghai badly hit because of strict lockdowns, the production of winter wear in India's hosiery capital has come to a halt


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BS Web Team New Delhi
On Monday, China announced a relaxation in the two-month long lockdown imposed on Shanghai, a city of 25 million residents. But it won't just be the residents of Shanghai who will breathe a sigh of relief because the industrial city of Ludhiana is tied to Shanghai's fate as well.

Ludhiana dominates India's hosiery industry and depends upon China for raw material. The lockdown in Shanghai has affected this hosiery industry in Ludhiana badly, reports Hindi daily Dainik Bhaskar.

According to Dainik Bhaskar, the Ludhiana-based hosiery industry accounts for 70 per cent of India's winterwear production and depends upon Shanghai for 80 per

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First Published: May 31 2022 | 2:48 PM IST

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