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Published on Monday, 29 June 2015

Study shows buyer-supplier power imbalance

Written by John Mowbray

DHAKA – Researchers from the US have presented clear evidence of the sizeable power imbalance that exists between global apparel retailers and their supplier manufacturers in sourcing destinations such as Bangladesh. The evidence showed the price of mens and boys cotton trousers produced by Bangladeshi RMG factories fell by 40 per cent in the US market in the last 14 years as manufacturers were squeezed to operate more efficiently.


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