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Laos: Where are the locally-made garments?

Vientiane-based twitter user Kelly Kidson asks: “Why with all the garment factories in Laos, do I never see any clothing labeled “Made in Laos?”

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  • duke

    The garment factories in Laos are Thai own or finiance. All the garment are label as \Made in Thailand\. Then the Thai owner send them to other country to sell as Thai product. Laos does not have any say in the labeling.

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