The United States and Myanmar have reached agreement on two key initiatives concerning labor rights and sustainable energy that could help lift the Asian country into being a serious player in global apparel sourcing.
The action came as U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman made the first visit of a USTR to Myanmar, in conjunction with an ASEAN Economic Ministers meeting. The countries issued a joint statement Thursday saying they have agreed to “a consultative process that is intended to culminate in the development, by the time of the ASEAN Leaders meeting in November…of a new Initiative to Promote Fundamental Labor Rights and Practices in Myanmar.
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