Top Glove pumps up shipments ahead of forced labor block removal

Health Care 345 Malaysia 126 Thailand 123 U.S. 5216

Rubber glove maker Top Glove has stated that an independent review shows issues linking it to forced labor accusations have been resolved. The firm will be hoping to overturn the U.S. government’s Withhold Release Order on its imports linked to the accusation. U.S. seaborne imports linked to the firm rose by 21.1% in March versus the prior three months’ average. Shipments linked to the firm from Malaysia, which had been subject to the order, were 6.1x those from Thailand. Total U.S. seaborne imports of rubber gloves grew by 45.4% sequentially in March, with higher imports by Hartalega an...

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