Military coup clouds future of Myanmar clothing sector

FTXTMMR 357 1The military coup in Myanmar is poised to deliver a major blow to the country’s US$6bn clothing and footwear industry, threatening hundreds of thousands of jobs that were already in dire straits amidst the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Experts say the consequences for the industry could be severe, as sanctions loom and brands review future orders.

For the full story, see the March 2021 edition of Textiles South East Asia.