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Myanmar Crisis

Myanmar coup clouds future of country's crucial garment industry

Global brands' response holds key to industry that accounts for 30% of exports

Myanmar's $6 billion garment and footwear industry, already under pressure from the coronavirus pandemic, now faces more potential damage in the aftermath of the country's military coup.   © AP

PHNOM PENH -- The military's seizure of power in Myanmar is poised to deliver a major blow to the country's $6 billion garment and footwear industry, threatening a vital source of jobs in a sector already reeling from the pandemic.

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