MITI to look into US' forced labour claim by Top Glove


KUALA LUMPUR: International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said the ministry will investigate allegations of forced labour that was being used by Top Glove Corp Bhd.

“We have yet to conduct the investigation. Our industries need to understand the regulatory requirements that our export markets have including in the US,” Azmin said on the sidelines of a signing ceremony by the Widad Business Group and the Bin Zayed Group this evening.

“We would need to look at the full report and we would need to understand what are the requirements of our export markets,” he added.

Azmin was commenting on the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) move for its personnel to begin seizing disposable gloves produced in Malaysia by Top Glove at all US ports of entry.

The CBP claimed in its report today that it has sufficient intelligence information to believe that Top Glove uses forced labour to produce disposable gloves.

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