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From Swazi Media Commentary
Sat Nov 1 2014, 01:31:00
The retrenchment of 1,450 jobs at Swaziland's largest textile manufacturer Tex Ray draws attention to the continuing exploitation of workers in the kingdom.
Tex Ray is one of a number of textile companies from Taiwan which set up factories in Swaziland to exploit cheap labour, government subsidies, tax breaks and the kingdom's status under the Africa Growth Opportunities Act (AGOA), which allowed manufactured goods to be exported to the United States tariff free. [view whole blog post ]