Nike's benefits and Vietnam's problems with leakage
Vietnam stats 2014/2000 GNI per person (US$) PPP: 5,350/2,070 Value of exports(US$): 147 billion/11.5 billion
Nike has improved Vietnam's economy, relations and workforce
We are suffering from leakage when we produce so much
If you don't stop complaining Nike will move to another country
we want justice. give us better pay.
people are squashed into small living spaces and struggle to afford food.
The People give up
OWWW! my head we need to make things safer.
Nike is collecting massive profit. While only a smaller amount stays in the country because of leakage.
Sweatshop owner's phone
Vietnam workers protest but are shut down by threats. This is because if Nike leaves Vietnam hundreds of thousands of employees would end up jobless and on the streets. They don't have time to look for other jobs as they don't have enough money and even if they did they would be killed or mauled by Sweatshop mafia.
Workers admit defeat and carry on in poor conditions
There's no hope, Nike won't care and we rely to heavily on them
Sweatshop owner's earning Vietnam's money as a landlord. This causes leakage as the landlord will most likely spend money in America or richer countries. a sweatshop owner might do this to earn some extra cash.
transaction complete. Housing blocks bought and five people are renting. Money earned sent to America.
Now sweatshop safety has increased but still is not perfect