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Published on Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Bangladesh has lowest apparel wages for South Asia

Written by John Mowbray

Source: World Bank, Comtrade

WASHINGTON - Bangladesh has the lowest per hour earning from the export of apparel in South Asia according to new research which shows that Bangladesh's per hour earning from apparel exports is US$0.51. By comparison, the rate is US$0.55 for Sri Lanka, US$0.58 for Pakistan and US $1.06 for India, while for China – where wages have risen significantly in recent years - the amount is US$2.6.


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