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Bangladesh Apparel Export Dips as an aftershock of political unrest on early 2015

Garment exports declined 11.96 percent year-on-year to $2.21 billion in July, as political crisis during January-March affected orders. The garment sector, which accounts for more than 80 percent of total exports, suffered the biggest fall in nine months. The last negative

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Posted in Garment Worker Issues

How the Garment Industry Started in Bangladesh

Bangladesh was created out of chaos in the early 1970s, at a moment when millions in the country were dying from a combination of war and famine. The future looked exceedingly bleak. Abdul Majid Chowdhury and Noorul Quader were Bangladeshi

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Posted in Opinions

Pioneer Sweater and Kadtex Unrest in Narayanganj

Unrest started with a few dozen sewing operators yesterday, 20 March 2013, in the morning. The agitated workers broke a few glass windows, blocked the highway and protested with angry words against the management due to wage discrimination. The owner

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Posted in Garment Worker Issues

Kadtex unrest in Narayanganj, Bangladesh tells the story of discontent.

At least ten workers were injured in a clash between police and workers of Kadtex garments factory at Sostapur area under Fatulla police station Sunday morning in Narayanganj. This incident happened on 17 March 2013 on a low wage issue.

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Posted in Garment Worker Issues
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