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Swaziland textile industry hit by removal of US free trade agreement

Some 17,000 textile workers in Swaziland are at risk to lose their jobs after the country’s removal from a US free trade agreement. Factories producing for the US market are starting to close as they now have to pay costly US trade tariffs. Swaziland was removed from the African Growth Opportunities act earlier this year for failing to meet criteria on human rights and freedom of expression.

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