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Vietnam’s garment sector accounts for the country’s largest workforce, but many of its employees are forced to work hard to fill the pockets of rich shareholders, Oxfam has said in a new report on the global inequality crisis.

In Vietnam, as well as Indonesia, Kenya and Morocco, wages have failed to keep pace with increased productivity and economic growth, and profits are often returned to wealthy shareholders, leaving workers to suffer a “relentless squeeze,” Oxfam said.

The organization used the garment sector in Vietnam as an example of inequality in the global economy, which is serving the rich and powerful and not the ordinary working people.

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