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Asia Sourcing Update (February 2018)


  • Exports grow by 7.15% yoy in July-December
  • Government relaxes rules on cash incentives for RMG exporters
  • Unions reach settlement with a global apparel brand to fix workplace hazards


  • November’s industrial production expands at fastest rate in 17 months
  • Incentives announced to arrest falling textile and garment exports
  • Government further liberalises FDI in single-brand retail


  • Inflation climbs to 4.6% yoy in December 2017
  • Central bank devaluates the rupee to ease balance of payments pressures
  • Exports of textiles and apparel increase by 8.1% yoy in July-December 2017


  • GDP growth jumps to 11.1% yoy in the third quarter of 2017
  • Manufacturing sector expands for the tenth consecutive month in December 2017
  • Minimum wage increases by 14.2% starting from 1 January

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