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.

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