I: Major customers are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with their current garment supplying countries.
1. Asian Garment export capacity is falling. This should not come as a surprise. This trend has been developing for some time. (I have … Read More
Posted in Bangladesh, China-Greater China, Global Issues, ILO
Tagged Bangladesh, China-Greater China, garment sourcing, ILO, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, World Bank
As we have discussed in the previous articles, India’s garment factories face strategic and systemic barriers, which by definition cannot be overcome by either the individual factories or even by the industry working as a whole. Until Government is willing … Read More
Looking at Bangladesh export data is like seeing the end of an old Fellini movie, showing cataclysm in slow motion: The great Bangladesh garment industry ball imploding with an earth-shattering KAPLUMPF, while all around you see these little ant-like foreign … Read More
A middle rank bureaucrat goes to a factory manager to demand a bribe.
Bureaucrat: Give me money or I will ensure you fail your next compliance inspection.
Factory owner: I paid your people yesterday to ensure that … Read More