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Malaysia's Smart Glove hit with U.S. import ban over labor issues

Action follows similar orders against Top Glove and Supermax

Workers collect rubber gloves at a Top Glove factory outside Kuala Lumpur. Multiple glove makers in Malaysia have been punished by the U.S. over labor issues.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- American customs authorities have blocked imports of disposable gloves made by Malaysia's Smart Glove in their latest action against the Southeast Asian nation's glove business over alleged worker abuses.

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