US seizes shipment from Malaysia's Top Glove over forced labour concerns


In a statement on Wednesday, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said its officials at the Port of Kansas City seized 4.68 million latex gloves produced by a Top Glove unit in Malaysia with an estimated value of US$690,000. In response, Top Glove said it has informed the U.S. agency that it has remediated all forced labour indicators found at the firm.

KUALA LUMPUR: The United States seized latex gloves made by Malaysian firm Top Glove Corp Bhd after a shipment was found in Kansas City despite an import ban on its products over forced labour allegations, U.S. customs said.

In a statement on Wednesday, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said its officials at the Port of Kansas City seized 4.68 million latex gloves produced by a Top Glove unit in Malaysia with an estimated value of US$690,000.

Get 30% off with our ads free Premium Plan

Monthly Plan

RM9.73/month

Annual Plan

RM8.63/month

Billed as RM103.60/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only


Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Malaysia , Top Glove , US , seized , gloves , labour ,

   

Next In Business News

Alliance Bank to raise SME green project loan offerings
NCT Alliance's flagship project to boost bottomline
StanChart Saadiq Malaysia appoints Bilal Parvaiz as CEO
AirAsia eyes bilateral rights to fly into Tier 2, Tier 3 cities in India
Ringgit opens higher against US$, other major currencies
China's Country Garden faces liquidation petition
Leong Hup shares slide following earnings announcement
FBM KLCI expected to maintain uptrend
Singapore bank OCBC fourth-quarter profit misses expectations, sees rates falling
Olam Group's Singapore-Saudi dual IPO plan for agricultural unit delayed again

Others Also Read