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Uniqlo discloses all garment factories for first time

Move to improve transparency shows retailer still heavily reliant on China

A Uniqlo garment factory in China.

TOKYO -- Uniqlo operator Fast Retailing, Japan's biggest clothing retailer by sales, has disclosed all of its major suppliers for the first time in a move toward greater transparency that shows its rising presence in South and Southeast Asia.

The new list of core sewing factories contains the names and addresses of 242 workshops in 11 countries.

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