The human cost of the "Bra Wars" crisis between China and Europe can be revealed today.

More than 80 million items of clothing destined for Europe are in limbo, their import blocked by hastily imposed EU quotas designed to protect the continent from the recent deluge of cheaper Chinese goods.

Retailers say that the quotas inhibit free trade and will hit consumers hardest, through price rises and shortages of jumpers, trousers and lingerie.

Bra Wars (external - login to view) I guess its a serious issue, though.