31 Jul '13, 6pm

#bdnews #bangladesh Bangladesh Garment Exports Rise 16 Percent Despite Safety Violations: Three months after a...

in Bangladesh crushed 1,127 workers to death, demand for the South Asian country’s clothing has far from diminished. Even as the garment-makers struggle to shore up their tractable safety standards, exports rose as much as 16 percent last month, according to Reuters . But an investigation by the news agency found “major discrepancies” among the coterie of agencies charged with inspecting the 5,300-odd factories that make up Bangladesh’s $20 billion apparel industry.

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