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Alliance Says Bangladesh Factories “Demonstrably Safer” Than Pre-Rana Plaza

The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety seems to be keeping good on its word that the majority of the factory remediation efforts it’s overseeing will be done before its time in Bangladesh is up.

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TradeNews

Bangladesh Gets $457 Million in World Bank Financing to Aid Garment Industry and Infrastructure

Bangladesh is getting a financial boost from the World Bank to improve infrastructure and obtain long-term financing for industries ranging from container terminals to the garment industry.

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ComplianceNews

Accord and Alliance Will Leave Bangladesh Next Year

Bangladesh wants matters of its own factory safety and compliance in its own hands. And as such, both the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety and the Accord on Fire and Building Safety have agreed to leave the country when their tenures are up in 2018.

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LaborNews

Bangladesh Textile Factory Fire Claims Six Lives

The ready made garment sector in Bangladesh suffered another tragedy on Wednesday when six workers perished in a textile factory fire.

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ComplianceFeature

New Report Casts Continued Doubt About the Safety of Bangladesh’s Garment Sector

According to a new report, the scope and scale of Bangladesh’s ready-made garment sector—and the state it’s in—has been grossly underestimated, leaving scads of subcontractor factories unaccounted for.

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ComplianceNews

Bangladesh to Take Factory Inspections Into its Own Hands as US-Led Alliance Steps Aside

The BGMEA, will form its own agency to undertake factory inspection and remediation efforts, while the Accord stays on for a second run and the Alliance ends its work in Bangladesh.

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