A series of new trademarks filed by Amazon indicates the e-commerce giant is poised to introduce more private label apparel lines, Bloomberg reports. Amazon did not immediately respond to Retail Dive's request for comment.

US refuses to re-admit country to the GSP, citing concerns over labour reforms.

The minimum wage for Bangladeshi garment workers will rise by 51 percent from December, the country’s Ministry for Labor and Employment is quoted by Reuters as saying.

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Governments of Indonesia and Sri Lanka are committed to following up the agreement on the trade sector, including the clothing export to the European Union.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja expressed optimism that new investment commitments coming into Nigeria’s textile sector, of which Aba is a major beneficiary, will be actualized within the shortest possible time.

Unions representing millions of clothes factory workers have demanded that their minimum monthly pay be tripled. The garment industry accounts for more than 80 percent of the country's exports and employs mostly women.