On 16 July, the Business Times in Singapore reported that the US has banned the import of surgical gloves from 2 subsidiaries of Malaysia’s Top Glove, the world’s biggest manufacturer of the product, over forced labour concerns, despite soaring demand during the coronavirus pandemic.  Another Malaysian glove maker, WRP, was hit with a US ban last year but it was lifted in March.




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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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