Belgium is in the throes of a textile boom that is helping the country keep pace with the world.
A recent study by the World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked Belgium second to China in terms of the value of the world’s biggest textile industries.
The country is also a leading exporter of textiles to other countries, including the U.S., Australia and New Zealand.
A decade ago, it was one of the biggest textile exporters in the world and has been growing its textile industry ever since.
It’s worth noting that while the number of people working in the textile industry is relatively low, it is growing fast and the country has a massive number of unemployed workers.
This article is a part of our series on the future of American manufacturing.
It originally appeared on Business Insider.
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