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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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LaborNews

Fair Trade Association Urges Bangladesh to Cooperate with EU and ILO

The Fair Trade Association has sent a letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh urging the country to cooperate with international bodies such as the EU and ILO in tackling outstanding labor issues.

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LogisticsNews

Bangladesh Moves to Ease Congestion at Chittagong Port After Two-Week Delays

The Chittagong Port Authority has taken steps to alleviate the congestion situation at Bangladesh’s top port, but no comprehensive plan is in the works to fix what has been a long-term logistical problem.

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