Clothing factories close in Myanmar


A total of 14 factories, mostly run by clothing manufacturers, in Yangon’s industrial zones may cease operations within the next two months owing to the rising cost of land and wages.

The factory closure could leave more than 3,000 workers jobless, said Daw Sandar Min, regional representative in Yangon and chair of the Finance, Planning and Economic Affair Committee under the Yangon regional Hluttaw.

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