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BANGLADESH

Bangladesh garment exports boom despite disasters

DHAKA, BANGLADESH: Output from Bangladesh's accident-prone garment sector increased in June, data showed Tuesday, with demand from foreign retailers still growing despite the country's factory disaster in April.

12 Jul 2013

BANGLADESH

Top retailers, unions to inspect Bangladesh factories

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Seventy top retailers have pledged to improve worker safety and allow inspection of all of their garment factories in Bangladesh within nine months under a pact signed with unions after a deadly factory collapse, a statement said today.

8 Jul 2013

BANGLADESH

Bangladesh garment factories to close

DHAKA, BANGLADESH: Hundreds of Bangladeshi garment factories are to close indefinitely after worker unrest sparked by last month's collapse of a nine-storey building, the textile industry's main body said on Monday (13 May).

15 May 2013