Japan Apparel Makers Bring Production Home As Overseas Costs Rise

Some of Japan’s top apparel makers will shift more production capacity onshore because of pressures from a weaker yen, rising overseas labor costs and shipment troubles caused by the pandemic.

World Co., whose products sell at department stores and shopping centers, will locate most of its high-end clothing production in Japan within three to five years, up from the current level of roughly 40%, Nikkei has learned. Read more at Nikkei Asia.