Bangladesh is doing all it can to keep its garment industry secure in the face of international concern over terrorism. But along with security, its exporters also face congestion and delays.
The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, and the country’s home minister met with European retail association Accord to assure foreign companies their supply chains would be provided with security between the factories and the airport.
Accord said that more than 200 of its members would continue to source garments from the country.
However, Bangladesh exporters have already seen some orders cut back, according to Reuters, which cited one company losing a $3.6 million order last week from French retailer Celio, which chose China instead.
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