HONDURAS: Maquilas Flee Rising Labour Costs
Rising labour costs have led to the loss of around 7,000 jobs in the apparel industry, the Caribbean Update reported. The Honduran Council for the Private Sector (COHEP) and the Cortes Chamber of Commerce (CCIT) informed the Honduran government that 18 maquilas, which were used for apparel production, have closed down since January because of increases in production costs.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-style gives you the widest apparel and textile market coverage.
Paid just-style members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 16 years of archives.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Leonie Barrie, editor of just-style
- Steps to piloting living wage in garment factories
- How to ensure sustainability is more than a slogan
- US apparel retailers' November 2016 sales roundup
- Why do modern robotics elude sportswear makers?
- Planning is key to an effective inventory strategy
- Esquel efficiency drive continues to boost brands
- Taiwan textile maker investing in first US plant
- US Q3 in brief – Sears, Vince Holding, Genesco
- Myanmar garment industry "lacking labour rights"
- Outdoor apparel sector set for double-digit growth