List of U.S. workers brought shame to the reputation of the Indian garment exporters


Indian garment exporters are most concerned about has happened, the second consecutive year the U.S. accused of using child labor in garment manufacturing industry in India, the U.S. Labour Department's list of products will include the possible use of child labor in India's state, which makes the reputation of the Indian garment exporters shame.

The U.S. government said the United States and India will be the origin of clothing as a product, the U.S. Department of Labor and the State, the Department of Homeland Security, according to origin countries that the Indian apparel products may be in the mining, production or manufacturing process with forced child labor or indentured child labor participation.

India are the only consolation is that the U.S. Department of Labor will likely use of child labor in India's carpet from the list of products excluded.

U.S. labor authorities to review the two types, namely, the United States on behalf of the President and the Department of Labor to review the issue included in a review of India, the second review of the time in September.

As we all know, if a country child labor, will be included in the list of U.S. Executive Order 13126 (EOL) and the U.S. Department of Labor authorized by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPRA) list.

Last year, India was also included in these two lists, the two lists distributed to major U.S. retailers.

Although there is no direct threat to about 3 billion U.S. dollars De India's garment exports to the U.S., but the reputation of the Indian apparel industry buyers Zai Zhu Yao suffered its global threats, like Wal-Mart, JCPenny Company and GAP.

An Indian high-level delegation, possibly including the Indian Textile Minister Dayanidhi Maran, probably the third week in August to visit the United States, they will introduce the Indian garment industry the U.S. government take measures to prevent the use of child labor, efforts to persuade the U.S. authorities.

Although the Indian Apparel Export Promotion Council appointed a lobbying firm Sidley Austin, they received financial assistance provided by Ministry of Textiles, India still suffered the latest setback.

Government and exporters to work together to promote the textile factories in the country and the economic capital with global practices.

In addition, the Apparel Export Promotion Council has been working to promote the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Ministry of Textiles to promote the textile and apparel industry to abide by the guidelines program.

2010-07-28