Covid-19: Country-specific guidance

In this section, you will find detailed information and guidance on the impact of and responses to the Covid-19 pandemic for each of the production countries in which Fair Wear is active. The information will be frequently updated, so please keep checking back for the latest information for each country.

Current status of Fair Wear activities for brands in production countries

Last updated: 14 December, 2020

  • Grievance mechanisms are functioning in all countries, with an adjusted investigation process.
  • The resumption of audits and training may differ depending on the local situation in different regions.
AuditsTraining
Bangladesh No audits March-August. Resumed in September.No training March-August. Resumed in September.
BulgariaNo training until 2021.No training until 2021.
ChinaNo audits March-April. Resumed in May.No training March-April. Resumed in May.
IndiaSome cancelled in March-April. Resumed in September.2 training sessions cancelled. Resumed in October.
IndonesiaAudits resumed.No training until 2021.
North MacedoniaNo audits until 2021.No training until 2021.
MyanmarNo audits March-present.No training March-present.
RomaniaNo audits March-May. Resumed in June.No training March-present.
TunisiaNo audits March-May. Resumed in June.No training March-May. Resumed in June.
TurkeyNo audits March-August. Resumed in September.No training until May 2021.
VietnamNo audits March-August. Some resuming.No training March-present. Resuming in October.

For guidance on other production countries (not listed below), please have a look at Fair Labor Association’s country-specific updates.