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.

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

For real-time data on the Covid-19 pandemic spread across the world, including country-specific data, head to the World Health Organization dashboard.

Current status of Fair Wear activities for brands in production countries (Last updated: 20 July, 2020)

Fair Wear
Countries
Factories
operational
Audits
cancelled
Audits
resuming
Training
cancelled
Training
resuming
Complaints
BangladeshYes, most factories operational since 26 AprilNo audits in March-JunePossibly July, depending on the situationNo training March-JunePossibly July, depending on the situationAdjusted investigation process
BulgariaYesNo audits scheduled for March-JuneAugust 2020No training March-JuneAugust 2020Adjusted investigation process
China90% yesAudits planned for March and April cancelledMayTraining planned for March-April cancelledMayAdjusted investigation process
IndiaNo5 audits planned for March and April cancelledSeptember2 training sessions cancelledSeptember, pending checking with brands & factoriesAdjusted investigation process
IndonesiaYesNo audits before AugustNo training before AugustAdjusted investigation process
North MacedoniaYesNo audits March-JuneAugust 2020No training scheduled March-May15 June 2020Adjusted investigation process
MyanmarYesNo audits March-JunePossibly July, depending on the situationNo training March-JunePossibly July, depending on the situationAdjusted investigation process
RomaniaYesNo audits scheduled for March-June15 June 2020No training March-JuneUnknownAdjusted investigation process
TunisiaYesNoJuneNoJuneAdjusted investigation process
TurkeyYes3 audits postponedUnknown4 training sessions postponedUnknownAdjusted investigation process
VietnamYesMarch, April. Few audits in March still took place.MaySeveral cancelled but a few took place in March and AprilMayAdjusted investigation process