Ikea admitted on Friday that some of its suppliers in the 1970s used forced labour in former Communist East Germany. Photo: AFP
Ikea admitted on Friday that some of its suppliers in the 1970s used forced labour in former Communist East Germany. Photo: AFP

Ikea ‘regrets’ forced labour use in East Germany

Swedish furniture giant Ikea admitted on Friday that some of its suppliers in the 1970s used forced labour in former Communist East Germany and expressed regret that controls were less strict at the time.

Ikea admitted on Friday that some of its suppliers in the 1970s used forced labour in former Communist East Germany. Photo: AFP
Ikea admitted on Friday that some of its suppliers in the 1970s used forced labour in former Communist East Germany. Photo: AFP
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