Why do garment factories in Bangladesh earn so little?
Bangladesh is a garment manufacturing country that has the world’s largest garment industry, accounting for about half of the global supply.
The factories produce clothes for over 1,000 factories around the country, making it one of the largest exporters of apparel.
According to the U.N., Bangladesh’s garment industry accounts for about $60 billion in revenue, with a growing share of that coming from low- and middle-income consumers.
But how much does the garment industry make?
According to a 2014 U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, the Bangladesh factory that makes the biggest clothing brands like Nike, Uniqlo, and Adidas is one of its largest employers, with more than $500 million in annual revenues.
That factory, which is owned by the Bangladesh Industrial Development Corporation, is one among several owned by a group of businesses based in Dhaka that are part of the Uptown and East End neighborhoods of the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.
The Uptone Group, the largest Uptonesa Group company, is the largest garment-making group in Bangladesh.
Uptonsa owns a number of other factories in the capital, as well as a number in the Dhaka suburb of Jaffna.
The Uptoneda Group owns about 30 percent of the country’s apparel manufacturing capacity, according to the Government Accountability Institute, and the Bangladesh government has given the company more than 80 percent of its capital investment.
The companies say they use their investments to create jobs in the country.
But, according the UGIA report, only about a third of the money from the U-T companies’ investments went toward creating jobs in Bangladesh, and about 30 to 50 percent went to pay wages to workers who are not part of their factories.
“The factories that are actually producing clothing, the workers that are there, are not getting any wages.
There is not enough wage growth,” says Kazi Khan, the founder and CEO of the Bangladesh Trade Union Confederation (BTUC), a non-profit organization that represents about 3,000 workers at Uptoneras factories.
Khan told Newsweek that most of his members have to rely on state-run benefits, such as salaries and health care, to survive.
“You have people working 20 hours a day for just a month, but they are not receiving any benefits, nor are they getting any social benefits.
So, they are essentially working for free.
And they are getting nothing,” Khan said.
He added that the Uttonsa Group has given only a fraction of the $600 million in capital investment the Government of Bangladesh has given Uptoon, but Khan thinks that the company could be doing more to make sure the factories are doing as much as possible for the workers.
The Bangladesh government has invested in building a number new factories in recent years, including a $3.4 billion factory in Dhakaras, and a $1.6 billion factory at Dhaka International Airport.
But Khan says that while the new factories have been effective in building jobs, many of the workers still struggle to make ends meet.
“They are working for $8 a day, and we know that there are other workers in the factory who are earning $3 to $5 a day,” Khan told us.
“They are not doing well.”
While the Government has invested money in new factories, Khan said that many of these workers still need help.
“If we want to give a minimum wage to the workers, it’s going to take a while.
And if we want them to get health insurance, we need to do it more,” Khan added.
The government also has invested $50 million in a new hospital in Dhikwa, a small city located near the capital.
But the new hospital has not been able to help the workers who have to work at the hospital for two to three days at a time.
The Government of India has also been investing in the Bangladesh garment industry.
According a government press release, in 2016, the Government allocated about $100 million in government funding to the Bangladesh International Trade Union Development Program (BITSUP) and the Government’s own program to help workers in manufacturing.
The Bangladesh International Exporters’ Union (BIEVU), which represents more than 4,000 exporters in the garment manufacturing industry, has also expressed its support for the BITSUP and BITSU.BITSU and BITU have been working to raise wages and improve working conditions for workers in Bangladesh’s factories.
They have been pressing the Government to create new jobs, such a new factory that can employ up to 2,000 people.
But the UPTOWN neighborhood, where many garment factories are located, is already home to a growing number of low-wage workers.
The Bangladeshop in the area, owned by Upton, has recently faced an influx of workers, and now the
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