Topics » World   Dec. 7, 2012

Bangladesh Factory Where Fire Killed 112 Had Been Ruled Unsafe

Voicing Concern

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Voicing Concern

Workers shouted slogans and demanded justice for the victims and better working conditions. Bangladesh’s apparel industry is a major engine of revenue for the South Asian country's economy. The nation is currently the second leading exporter of clothing after China, and some predict its exports will triple by 2020, reaching as much as $42 billion.

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