Next Stop Bangladesh As We Follow Planet Money's T-Shirt
Caitlin Kenney |
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
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Workers sew together the Planet Money t-shirt in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh is the cheapest place in the world to make a T-shirt. But this month, the minimum wage there will rise from $39 a month to $68 a month. That's got some factory owners nervous about whether Western retailers there will pull out. Our Planet Money team examines the future of the garment industry in Bangladesh.
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