China: Manufacturing

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Jinying He, 30 years old, works from home making Kimonos for the Jintu Textile Company in Suzhou, China. The Jintu Textile Company is run and owned by Jintu Han who has been creating hand made Kimono's and exporting them to Japan since 1987. His company employs about 3000 women in the greater Suzhou area, and he exports about 500 Kimono's each month. His company has 80% of the Japanese Kimono Market. The Kimono is a very sacred and traditional Japanese dress, it is interesting to note that during difficultly with Chinese and Japanese relations business has always been good for Jintu Han and his Kimono factory.