How U.S. policy fueled Bangladesh's deadly fire

  • Article by: SANCHITA B. SAXENA
  • Updated: December 13, 2012 - 9:48 PM

High tariffs on imports from Asia create an incentive for lower labor standards.

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davehougDec. 14, 12 4:28 PM

It should bring down high tariffs on imports from Bangladesh and other Asian countries. The tariffs put pressure on contractors to scrimp on labor standards in order to stay competitive - - - SHEESH, do you really think if we lowered tariffs or even subsidized imports, some factory owner would stop scrimping on safety?????????

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