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

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

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