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Chinese, South Korean, Indian apparel makers landing in Ethiopia

Young, low-wage labor attracting garment companies from around world

South Korea's Shin Textile Solutions in Bole Lemi Industrial Park mainly produces sportswear.

ADDIS ABABA -- Ethiopia is fast developing into a dynamic apparel-sourcing hub as low labor costs lure international clothing makers to the African nation.

Manufacturers from China, South Korea, India and other countries have opened new plants in the continent's second most populous nation while a growing number of European and U.S. brands are sourcing garments there.

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