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Welcome and overview of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project: Dr Cristina Martinez, Senior Specialist on Environment and Decent Work – ILO Today’s webinar is part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project , a three year project that aims to bring together knowledge and insight from across the garment sector in Asia, and enhance regional action and industry coordination to drive decent work and sustainability goals. (...) There is a need to maintain a proper and respectful relationship between humanity and nature. (...) Another key challenge for the garment sector in Asia is the large size of the population. 4.
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Score: 1215060.9 - https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/gro...eetingdocument/wcms_774490.pdf
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For example, Bangladeshi garment sector workers earn some of the lowest wages in the region. As of August 2013, the monthly minimum wage for entry-level workers in the garment sector was US$39 per month – about half of the lowest rate in other major garment-exporting countries, such as Cambodia (US$80), India (US$71), Pakistan (US$79), Sri Lanka (US$73) and Viet Nam (US$78). (...) Moving forward The report warns that unless a comprehensive set of labour market and social policies are introduced, Bangladesh will be unable to maintain its economic momentum and improve living standards in a sustainable way.
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Score: 1207729.1 - www.ilo.org/rome/risors...WCMS_229135/lang--en/index.htm
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For example, Bangladeshi garment sector workers earn some of the lowest wages in the region. As of August 2013, the monthly minimum wage for entry-level workers in the garment sector was US$39 per month – about half of the lowest rate in other major garment-exporting countries, such as Cambodia (US$80), India (US$71), Pakistan (US$79), Sri Lanka (US$73) and Viet Nam (US$78). (...) Moving forward The report warns that unless a comprehensive set of labour market and social policies are introduced, Bangladesh will be unable to maintain its economic momentum and improve living standards in a sustainable way.
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Score: 1207729.1 - https://www.ilo.org/rome/risor...WCMS_229135/lang--en/index.htm
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MACROECONOMIC POLICIES, SECTOR PERFORMANCE AND FIRM RESPONSE : THE CASE OF CHILE'S TEXTILE GOODS MARKET
These actions are part of the routine of doing business and are carried out because they are things that must be done and they are maintained because they are hard and costly to change. (...) The economy continued to maintain a uniform tariff that stayed at 11% in the nineties and then has slowly decreased over a period of years reaching 6% in 2003. (...) Even the recent falls in salaries have still left salaries way ahead of where they would have been if the pattern of the 1970s and 1980s had been maintained. In other words, despite the steep fall in sector employment, salaries have not fallen proportionately.
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The Alliance brings together 26 North American retailers and brands importing ready made garments from Bangladesh. The ILO is the neutral chair of the Accord, which covers 1,639 of the 3,498 Bangladesh factories making garments for export. (...) Improvements in everyone’s interests The garment sector in Bangladesh plays a vital role in the country, making a major contribution to current GDP growth of 6 per cent and to significant poverty reduction in recent years. “The sector needs to be safer and more sustainable, while at the same time maintaining its role in supporting Bangladesh’s legitimate development aspirations,” Ryder said.
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Score: 1199477.8 - www.ilo.org/rome/risors...WCMS_240371/lang--en/index.htm
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The Alliance brings together 26 North American retailers and brands importing ready made garments from Bangladesh. The ILO is the neutral chair of the Accord, which covers 1,639 of the 3,498 Bangladesh factories making garments for export. (...) Improvements in everyone’s interests The garment sector in Bangladesh plays a vital role in the country, making a major contribution to current GDP growth of 6 per cent and to significant poverty reduction in recent years. “The sector needs to be safer and more sustainable, while at the same time maintaining its role in supporting Bangladesh’s legitimate development aspirations,” Ryder said.
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Cambodian Garment and Footwear Sector Bulletin Issue 7 | June 2018 How has garment workers’ pay changed in recent years? (...) Part 1 of this seventh issue of the ILO’s Cambodian Garment and Footwear Sector Bulletin examines trends in garment workers’ incomes in recent years. Part II provides a regular update of key statistics and developments relating to the garment and footwear industry in Cambodia.1 1. The context: rising minimum wage for Cambodian garment workers The minimum wage for workers in the Cambodian garment and footwear sector has increased significantly in recent years.
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Score: 1194475.2 - https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/gro...ts/publication/wcms_631686.pdf
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In order to maintain its market shares or reduce losses, the garment industry needs to implement a product diversification strategy with the introduction of products in the medium to higher market segments and develop sufficient production inputs. (...) Garment companies in Laos mostly depend on imported fibre, yarn and fabric for assembling as finished garments that are then re-exported. (...) In the next steps, the Lao Textile and Garment Industry Group in collaboration with the government will need to work hard to negotiate for market access for each category of garments.
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Communicating with your workers This guide helps factory managers establish and maintain good internal communications for a more responsive and productive factory environment during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. (...) Download: Communicating with your workers pdf - 0.7 MB Tags: teaching and training material, capacity building, business, enterprise development, productivity, clothing and textile industries, manufacturing, safety management Regions and countries covered: Asia, Global, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Pakistan, China, Indonesia Tools This content is available in বাংলা Khmer ภาษาไทย 中文 A A+ A++ Print Share this content in See also Resource list COVID-19 business resilience guides for garment factories in Asia Project Decent Work in the Garment Sector Supply Chains in Asia © 1996-2022 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Copyright and permissions  | Privacy policy | Fraud alert | Disclaimer   Skip to top
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Score: 1189660.4 - https://www.ilo.org/asia/publi...WCMS_748055/lang--en/index.htm
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Microsoft Word - Cambodia Garment Bulletin Issue 5 FINAL_EN Cambodian Garment and Footwear Sector Bulletin   Issue 5 | January 2017 Recent trade policy developments and possible implications for Cambodia’s garment and footwear sector Part I – Trade policy developments 1. (...) If the UK reverts to WTO rules, Cambodian policy makers may pursue an FTA to maintain preferential access. Depreciation of the British pound against the US dollar The British pound has depreciated significantly against the US dollar in recent months and it appears that the depreciation is likely not temporary. (...) The FDI–driven garment sector in Cambodia has remained concentrated in low-value-added activities, with Cambodian garment factories are mostly engaged in cut-make- trim processes.
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Score: 1187733.6 - https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/gro...ts/publication/wcms_541288.pdf
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