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Vietnam cracks down on fake “Made in Vietnam” labels

Ben Bradford Jun 11, 2019
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This photograph taken on May 24, 2019 shows a Ted Baker brand men's shirt labeled "Made in Vietnam" in a factory in Hanoi. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images

Vietnam cracks down on fake “Made in Vietnam” labels

Ben Bradford Jun 11, 2019
This photograph taken on May 24, 2019 shows a Ted Baker brand men's shirt labeled "Made in Vietnam" in a factory in Hanoi. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
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The U.S. trade war with China has exporters facing high tariffs, so some Chinese manufactures are trying to get around them by labeling exports as “Made in Vietnam.” The Vietnamese government has promised a crackdown on fake labels and certificates of origin.

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