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Preparedness for the German Supply Chain Act

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On the 11th June 2021 German Parliament (Bundestag) passed a new law, the “Gesetz über die unternehmerischen “Sorgfaltspflichten zur Vermeidung von Menschenrechtsverletzungen in Lieferketten” (Supply Chain Act), which requires large companies to conduct due diligence activities through out entire supply chain, regardless where the products and services originate from. The law obliges these companies to […]

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Another $25m IFC loan to a Bangladeshi company PRAN

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International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector development arm of the World Bank Group, has provided yet another $25 million loan […]

Korean Export Processing Zone at serious risk

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Instead of handing over the Korean Export Processing Zone (KEPZ) to the investor, the government of Bangladesh plans to take back […]

Dhaka needs to remove its rocky anti-FDI atmosphere

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Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Mr. Lee Yun-young has said Bangladesh should come out from protectionism and open up its market […]

‘Welfare Associations’ to negotiate for rights at Bangladesh EPZ

The Government of Bangladesh today approved, in principle, draft of a labour law for Export Processing Zones (EPZ) with the provision […]

Return of GSP seems far off – a lot more must be done

Bangladesh’s progress in implementation of the National Tripartite Plan of Action on Fire Safety and Structural Integrity (the Action Plan) which provides a […]

Bangladesh halts shutdown of “unsafe” factories

The Bangladeshi government is refusing to shut down garment factories declared unsafe, following a row with independent inspectors over the […]