Nike supplier to set up hubs in more countries


TAIPEI: The new normal of global trade is that there are few safe harbours.

That’s the lesson Eclat Textile Co is learning. The sportswear supplier to Nike Inc and Lululemon Athletica Inc exited China in 2016 as conditions weren’t ideal for manufacturing, deciding instead to bulk up in Vietnam. Now, as the global trade war heats up, Eclat finds itself vulnerable again and needs to move beyond Vietnam.

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