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The Chain | May 17, 2023
Stay up-to-date on supply chain trends in Asia.
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🚨 Everyone's talking about...
Shein faces U.S. scrutiny over forced labor in China crackdown
Congress is increasing scrutiny of labor rights and intellectual property practices in China-linked e-retailers like Shein, potentially leading to restrictions.
📰 Other News
Greening Bangladesh's supply chain
Bangladesh has acknowledged the paramount significance of implementing a green supply chain to effectively address the challenges posed by climate change, resource scarcity, and environmental degradation.
Chinese automaker BYD to make EVs in Vietnam
The Xian-based EV maker intended to open a plant in Vietnam for manufacturing car parts to be exported to a planned assembly plant in neighboring Thailand.
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Building a sustainable labour supply chain: struggles and solutions
The labour market in Vietnam is enduring a transformation, with a focus on constructing a sustainable and efficient supply chain of workers.
Read more relevant news and updates on the Supply Chain Asia blog.
📅 Upcoming Events
ChainTech Founders Meetup | May 18
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Supply Chain Meetup | May 25
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📺 Featured Video
🧰 Startups & Innovation
Praktis lands $20M to help Indonesian D2C brands handle their supply chains
Despite contributing 60% to Indonesia's GDP, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) struggle against larger brands. Praktis seeks to change that.
Alibaba’s logistics arm eyes up to $2.65 billion via Hong Kong IPO: Sources
According to three sources, Cainiao Network Technology is planning to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong with the objective of raising funds ranging from US$1 billion to US$2 billion.
See the latest supply chain startups and solutions on ChainTech
🎤 ChainTech Show
Sheldon Mydat, CEO of Suppeco — www.chaintech.show
We conducted an extensive interview with Sheldon Mydat, Founder of Suppeco, covering his background, company inception, solutions offered, competition, and more.
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