Australia: Rubber gloves imported from Malaysia could be linked to forced labour

July 31, 2020 EcoVadis ‏‏‎

"Rubber gloves entering Australia from Malaysia could be linked to forced labour, with US restricting imports", 21 July 2020

Rubber gloves used in Australia's fight against coronavirus could be produced by slave labour, corporate watchdogs warn, after the United States banned imports of products from the world's largest manufacturer.

Malaysia's Top Glove, which is estimated to produce one in five gloves globally, had a detention order imposed on its products by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on July 15.


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