BBC NEWS - Hong Kong's travelling tailor


Next time you feel like moaning about your commute to work, spare a thought for Raja Daswani.

His tailoring business is in Hong Kong, but most of his clients are 6,000 miles away in Britain.

As a result, he shuttles continually between the two, filling his order book in the UK, and dashing back to Asia to oversee production.

"It's a pretty exhausting routine," he sighs.

But lucrative, too: Mr Daswani won't talk figures, but he is seeing 70-80 customers a day on his current three-week visit, and claims to sell 1,000 suits to the British market every week.


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