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    Labour standards and the U.S. Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) : implications for development countries 

    Tashmai Rikshasuta (International Institute for Trade and Development, 2008)

    This part of the research focuses on the Labour Chapter of the 4 US FTAs: US-Australia, US-Chile, CAFTA (Central American Free Trade Agreement), and US-Panama. The objective is to study guidelines of the US in determining labour conditions with its trading partners, and the implication of such Labour Chapters on the ILO Core Labour Standards and to study domestic labour laws in Vietnam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Thailand to examine relevance of domestic laws in each country with ILO Core Labour Standards in an attempt to determine whether: ...
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    Labour standards and trade : the case of Bangladesh 

    Philip S. Robertson Jr. (International Institute for Trade and Development, 2008)

    With the phase out of the Multi-Fiber Agreement and the end of guaranteed quotas for Bangladesh garment products in the EU and the US, the RMG industry of Bangladesh faces many competitive challenges. The increased focus of international brands on ensuring garment producers in their supply chains comply with codes of conducts has created a stronger linkage between labour standards and trade than has heretofore been experience by Bangladesh’s RMG industry.