Transfer of industries to low-wage countries

Other Names:
Displacement of employment opportunities to low-cost countries

Many commercial organizations are continually looking around to see if off-shore production can increase their profitability. This can result in exploitation of unprotected workers in low wage countries and abandonment of economies and workers in the countries they depart from.

Narrower Problems:
Export of hazardous industries
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST