mayanmar-textilesDue to the financial turmoil precipitated by the army takeover in February, Myanmar is envisioned to close roughly 200 textile producers. In accordance to Moe Sandar Myint, leader of  Myanmar’s Federation of Normal Employees, the shift could set the country’s 700,000 textile workers in even extra financial issues subsequent a 12 months of pandemic-related shutdowns. Following the military takeover, a range of brand names, which includes Bestseller, C&A, H&M, Primark, and United Colours of Benetton, have currently halted creation in Myanmar. Irrespective of the actuality that Bestseller, H&M, and Primark have restarted sourcing, factories are battling to continue to be open, and some have previously shuttered. Economic sanctions, raw-material shortages, and the COVID-19 were cited as causes for the closure of Heng Mao (Myanmar) Garment Co, a Chinese-owned garment company in Yangon’s Hlaingthaya Township. According to the European Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar, the coup has posed protection, logistical, and banking concerns to all companies. According to the group, 1-quarter of employees throughout all industries have lost their work, and the condition is expected to worsen significantly by the finish of June.