Ready-made garment industry in Bangladesh – graphic of the day

Saturday’s fire that killed 111 textile workers has put a spotlight on global retailers that source clothes from Bangladesh. A popular area for factories because the cost of labor is so low (as little as $37 a month for some workers) rights groups have called on firms to sign up to a fire safety program. Today’s graphic shows the growth of the ready-made garment industry in Bangladesh.

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