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Bangladesh garment industry hurt by political unrest

The garment industry is the main source of income for the Bangladesh economy.

But the sector has lost at least $56m (£37m) since the start of the year due to the country's political unrest.

Opposition leader Khaleda Zia has been urging supporters to pressure Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina into calling a fresh general election.

There have been widespread protests as a result, and more than forty people have died in the violence.

Bangladesh's business community are growing increasingly worried about the situation, as the BBC's Akbar Hossain reports from Dhaka.

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  • 03 Feb 2015
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