Changes to USDOL’s List of Goods Produced by Child Labor by Country (2012)

Among the changes in this year’s 2012 update,  the U.S. Department of Labor’s List of Good Produced by Child Labor by Country:



[Product by country]

Afghanistan                        Coal

Bolivia                                   Bricks

Bolivia                                   Corn

Brazil                                     Beef

Brazil                                     Cashews

Cambodia                            Fish

Dominican Rep.                Baked Goods

Ghana                                   Fish

India                                      Thread/Yarn

Indonesia                            Fish

Madagascar                        Stones

Paraguay                             Bricks

Paraguay                             Sugarcane

Peru                                      Fish

Philippines                          Fish

Sierra Leone                       Cocoa

Sierra Leone                       Coffee

Sierra Leone                       Oil (Palm)

South Sudan                      Cattle

Suriname                             Gold

Uganda                                 Fish

Vietnam                               Bricks


New countries added to the 2012 list:

South Sudan, Suriname, and Vietnam.


New goods added to the 2012 list:

Baked goods, beef, fish, and thread/yarn.


To link to full report of the U.S. Department of Labor’s List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor (2012) go here .




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