This cancellation will affect approximately 2.16 million Bangladeshi workers, the sources said.
Earlier on 23 March, BGMEA president Rubana Huq said buyers so far cancelled orders worth US$ 1.48 billion.
On a video message she said "We're facing a dire situation. All the buyers from different places, countries and continents are suspending the orders."
She also said there are 1.2 million workers in those factories.