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Malaysia: Rubber glove maker linked to forced labour allegations sees rise in orders from Europe & US as result of COVID-19 outbreak

"World's largest glove maker sees shortage as coronavirus fight spikes", 29 March 2020

Malaysia’s Top Glove Corporation Bhd (TPGC.KL), which makes one in every five gloves globally, expects a product shortage as demand from Europe and the United States spikes because of the widening coronavirus outbreak is exceeding its capacity...

Lim said orders received in the past few weeks, mainly from Europe and the United States, were almost double the company’s production capacity. Top Glove can produce 200 million natural and synthetic rubber gloves a day...

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