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From North Carolina to Bangladesh

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Until recent decades, North Carolina had a thriving textile industry. Since the 1990s and the signing of NAFTA, textile work has been outsourced overseas to Third World countries like Bangladesh. Some argue that the Rana Plaza tragedy in April of 2013 is directly related to outsourcing, while others argue it is part of the natural evolution of the economy in developing nations. Such tragedies have inspired some Carolinians to establish Carolina-made fabric and clothing lines like TS Designs' \"Cotton of the Carolinas\" T-shirt line.
Charlotte Magazine (NoCar F 264.C4), Vol. 20 Issue 1, January 2015, p60-67, il, por