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European clothing brand group for safety leaving Bangladesh; European clothing brand group for safety leaving Bangladesh

Jan 16, 2020 - The Canadian Press

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A group set up by European clothing brands that has monitored factory safety in Bangladesh for years plans to leave, with its duties being assumed by a local group including unions and industry figures in the world's second-largest garment manufacturer.

The European group and a separate North American group were formed after the collapse of Rana Plaza, a building housing five garment factories that made clothing for international brands. The collapse in 2013 killed at l...