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US mink farms grow as Chinese consumers’ demand for fur coats sends pelt pr

Elizabeth Papadopoulos
Australia

Mar 31, 2013 — Washington Post
THE FUTURE: Animal rights activists, who have worked to make fur unfashionable in the U.S., are turning their attention to Asia, but thus far, American fur farmers are reaping greater profits. Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
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US mink farms grow as Chinese consumers' demand for fur coats sends pelt prices skyrocketing
US mink farms grow as Chinese consumers' demand for fur coats sends pelt prices skyrocketing
FUR REAL: Demand in China for higher-quality furs among the newly wealthy has helped push mink pelt prices to record levels and shielded U.S. farmers from the sluggish economy. RECESSION IMPACT: Americans struggling to hold on to their jobs and homes stopped shopping for furs during the recession. U.S.
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