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  • Apr 23, 2014
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Bangladesh Collapse

For penny-pinching, Bangladesh still reigns supreme

With knitwear exports of over US$2 billion (HK$15.5 billion) a year, India’s garment manufacturing hub Tirupur has earned the nickname “Dollar City,” but its allure for price-conscious global retailers obsessed by discounts of as little as one US cent pales before Banglad

Wednesday, 10 July, 2013, 3:17pm

US suspends Bangladesh trade privileges

President Barack Obama has announced the suspension of US trade privileges for Bangladesh because of concerns over labour rights and worker safety that intensified after hundreds died there in the global garment industry’s worst accident.

28 Jun 2013 - 11:41am