October 20, 2021


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AEPC urges government to keep factories free from lockdowns, Retail News, ET Retail

New Delhi, Clothing exporters overall body AEPC on Monday expressed issue around feasible imposition of lockdowns owing to a resurgence in coronavirus infections and urged the federal government to keep factories totally free from restrictions. “The market, which supports around thirteen million personnel straight and several additional indirectly, in rural and backward parts and mostly comprises MSMEs (Micro, Compact & Medium Enterprises), will be seriously impacted by the disruption if the lockdown is once more imposed in the factories,” AEPC (Clothing Export Advertising Council) Chairman A Sakthivel claimed.

He claimed that all factories have been using stringent steps and next demanding health protocols and the exporters are willing to adhere to even additional demanding basic safety steps but would want to avoid even partial lockdowns.

“It is requested that the operate at the factories are not disrupted by lockdown and we also ask for for exempting the apparel export market as an important provider sector,” he claimed incorporating that such lockdowns create popular disruption and impression not just in the small time period but also the long time period health of the market.

Any lockdown, at this place, will disrupt the last yr of tough operate put in by the market in receiving back on the world map, he additional.