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Bangladesh Alliance cuts ties with four more factories

Source: Just-Style; by Michelle Russell. The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has suspended the operations of a further four garment factories for failing to provide evidence of their remediation progress. The move, part of the Alliance's efforts to make Bangladesh's garment factories safe, brings the total number the organisation has now cut ties with to 95. Meanwhile within the last month, four other factories have been commended for completing

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Brands won’t quit Bangladesh after attacks: Safety group Accord

Reuters/bdnews24.com The head of a group working on factory safety in Bangladesh for fashion retailers, including Inditex and H&M, expects many brands to actually increase sourcing from the country despite attacks claimed by Islamist militants. The Accord on Fire and Building Safety was set up by more than 200 mostly European brands, retailers and importers in 2013 to improve safety in Bangladeshi factories after the collapse of the Rana Plaza

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Bangladesh remains second largest garments exporter, against all odds

Refayet Ullah Mirdha, The Daily Star Bangladesh is the second largest apparel exporter in the world, after China. The market share of Bangladesh, in the $503 billion global garment items is 5.1 percent, according to data from the International Trade Statistics of the World Bank in 2014. China’s market share is 38.6 percent and Vietnam and India share 3.7 percent. However, China has been losing its market share mainly due to higher cost of production

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