Thursday, September 07, 2006

Nigerian Minister: Chinese Counterfeit Threaten Nigeria's Textile Industry

African News Dimension wrote an article entitled: "China blamed for killing Nigerian economy".

The Nigerian commerce minister Aliyu Modibo displayed the original Nigerian Wax materials and faked Chinese samples presented to him by the leadership of the Association of Textile Manufacturers.

"Modibo informed the [Nigerian] senators that textile manufacturers had complained that some unscrupulous Nigerians scanned their designs soon after they were released.
The Tides said Modibo said the perpetrators dispatched the designs to their Chinese counterparts who faked them and sold it at rock bottom prices thus destroying the Nigerian economy."

Read the AND article here.

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