Blue Jeans production in China
Pumice stones are used to wash jeans in Zhongshan city, China, to give the "stone-wash" look. .This picture is part of a photo and text story on blue jeans production in China by Justin Jin. .China, the "factory of the world", is now also the major producer for blue jeans. To meet production demand, thousands of workers sweat through the night scrubbing, spraying and tearing trousers to create their rugged look. .At dawn, workers bundle the garment off to another factory for packaging and shipping around the world..The workers are among the 200 million migrant labourers criss-crossing China.looking for a better life, at the same time building their country into a.mighty industrial power.Add to Lightbox Download
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