Bangladesh is the cheapest place in the world to make a T-shirt. But this month, the minimum wage there will rise from $39 a month to $68 a month. That’s got some factory owners nervous about whether Western retailers there will pull out. Our Planet Money team examines the future of the garment industry in Bangladesh.
Planet Money is taking you behind the scenes to show you what it takes to make a simple T-shirt! It’s quite the journey and we’re sure you’ll learn a few things along the way.