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Manhattan’s Chinatown Pressured to Sell Out

posted by David Jacobs   May 21, 2005

Manhattan’s Chinatown Pressured to Sell Out. “In a strange way our problem is the people of China,” said Wong, who was born in Hong Kong and raised on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. “They can make it cheaper. Their factories don’t demand payment until the textiles are delivered — we can’t compete with this.”

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