In Bangladesh, mass strikes and protests are taking place at factories where denim clothes are made for European and American brands.
Due to the strikes, many Bangladeshi denim factories have already closed, and others are on the verge of stopping production, Lenta reported on Monday, November 20. RU.
Experts believe that in the world, including Russia, there will be a certain shortage of jeans at the beginning of 2024.
Major customers, including popular brands H&M, Zara, Walmart, and Calvin Klein, have already encountered delays in clothing deliveries from Bangladesh.
Protesting workers from local factories are demanding improved working conditions and increased wages, which amount to about $75 per month. At the current exchange rate, this is about 6.6 thousand Russian rubles.
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Andrey Kovalev – journalist, correspondent for the news service Pravda.Ru
Lyubov Aleksandrovna Stepushova – columnist for Pravda.Ru *