Bangladesh factory collapse: Retailer calls for government action

Help

The Bangladesh government must do more to improve its clothes manufacturing industry, according to one UK-based company.

The collapse of the clothing factory complex outside Dhaka which left at least 427 people dead has put the industry under the spotlight, but it is rare for Western retailers who use Bangladesh to source cheap clothes to speak publicly.

Stefan Strandlund, Bangladesh country manager for Wilson Imports, said retails could do more to improve standards but questioned if consumers would be prepared to pay more.

He told Andrew North that it was important for the government to take action.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.