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Myanmar Garment Sector ‘Unlikely to Recover’ if Brands Cut and Run

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One-third of Myanmar’s garment factories—200 facilities in total—are likely to shutter due to “economic instability” as a result of the military takeover in February, labor activists in the troubled Southeast Asian nation say. The industrial district of Yangon has submitted a proposal to Myanmar’s labor ministry suggesting as much, Moe Sandar Myint, leader of the…

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