The headquarters of FGV Holdings in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP
The headquarters of FGV Holdings in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP
Malaysia

Malaysia says palm oil giant FGV to face action over forced-labour issues in wake of US import ban

  • Human resources minister M. Saravanan says unspecified steps will be taken against the firm and admits the ban could have a knock-on effect on the country’s economy
  • US Customs says its investigation of the company revealed restrictions of workers’ movements, physical and sexual violence, withholding of wages, and debt bondage

The headquarters of FGV Holdings in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP
The headquarters of FGV Holdings in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP
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