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Sri Lanka Clothing Makers Facing Loss of E.U. Trade Benefits, Other Major Challenges

A trio of major challenges confront Sri Lanka clothing manufacturers, said A. Sukumaran, outgoing chairman of the country’s Joint Apparel Association Forum in an address to that organization. (JAAF). Impeding Sri Lanka’s ability to compete in the global apparel market are the E.U.’s HYPERLINK “http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/07/business/global/07trade.html?_r=0”… Read More

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Fire In Dhaka Garment Factory Kills 111

A fire at a garment factory outside Dhaka, Bangladesh, killed at least 111 people Saturday and Sunday. The blaze at Tazreen Fashions took more than 17 hours to extinguish and dozens of workers were taken to hospitals with smoke inhalation injuries and burns. The factory… Read More

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