Bangladesh takes work from China

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A report from consultancy firm KPMG says China's textile industry is facing increasing competition from cheaper rivals.

Indonesia and Bangladesh are benefiting most as rising costs in China force firms to switch production.

Bangladeshi textile exports surged 43% in the first half of this year.

The main reason for this is because of the low minimum wage in Bangladesh. The BBC's Anbarasan Ethirajan reports from Dhaka.

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