EU considers trade action after Bangladesh factory collapse




 
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EU considers trade action after Bangladesh factory collapse
 
May 1st, 2013  
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EU considers trade action after Bangladesh factory collapse
By Ruma Paul DHAKA (Reuters) - The European Union is considering trade action against Bangladesh, which has preferential access to EU markets for its garments, to pressure Dhaka to improve safety standards after a building collapse killed more than 400 factory workers. Duty-free access offered by Western countries and low wages have helped turn Bangladesh's garment exports into a $19 billion a year industry, with 60 percent of clothes going to Europe. ...




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