Made in Mexico

by Remake

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Against the backdrop of fracturing United States and Mexico relations we’re shining a light on the women working in factories called maquilas, who bring our fashion to life.

Today the global garment industry is worth $3 trillion, or about 2 percent of the world’s gross domestic product. Since the 1980’s, maquilas have been a major force in the Mexican economy, creating over one million jobs and producing almost half of the country’s exports. Today, Mexico exports $5 billion of clothing to the US alone, making our jeans, tees and shoes for brands from Walmart, Zara to Paige Jeans.

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Creator:

Remake

Linked to:

Amanda Hearst

Year:

2019

Language:

English

Tagged:

[North America], Fast fashion, Garment Worker, Mexico, US