- March 20, 2018
Currently, Bangladeshi manufacturers mostly produce basic fabrics, which is not for higher-end products
The garment sector is playing a great role in development of Bangladesh, but export dependency on a particular sector is not good for the country
The number of companies has been pushed up to 195 in the third quarter of the year
‘Over the last 10 years our profit margins have significantly decreased’
Clean Clothes can do better by understanding the correct use of PPP
The Alliance was formed to ensure work-place safety for garments workers in Bangladesh
The European Union currently accounts for just over 62% of all Bangladesh’s garment exports
Bangladesh’s apparel industry has to move on with the progress made so far in terms of safety standards to build self-monitoring capacity in course of time.
Commerce Ministry and foreign buyers run counter to issues relating to ready-made garment industry, speakers said at a function.
Businesses and experts have said a long-term stable policy is the order of the day for business viability and sustainable growth of Bangladesh’s RMG sector.
State Minister for Labour and Employment on Thursday said the government will provide an all-out cooperation to settle the cases filed against workers over the recent Ashulia unrest.
If there are concerns to be addressed, certainly these global companies can engage in dialogue with the RMG sector and the government
The Alliance for Bangladesh Workers Safety has vowed to help Bangladesh’s garment industry become one of the safest in the world by 2018.
After a five-day break, the garment factories in Ashulia, a suburban area near the capital Dhaka, resumed operation yesterday.
Workers urged to the BGMEA and the government to accept their demands.
At least ten ready-made garment factories in Ashulia, Savar were closed down yesterday as the workers staged walk-out demanding implementation of minimum monthly wage.
Visiting Slovenian Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Tanja Strnisa yesterday said her government will take steps to increase import of RMG products as there is huge demand of Bangladesh apparel products.
North American group Alliance has rejected the “misrepresented and oversimplified” report by the workers’ rights groups on safety improvement assessment in Bangladesh’s garment sector.
Dr Mashiur Rahman says all RMG related issues will be addressed in a timely manner in cooperation with the international partners
Readymade garment sector has called upon the National Board of Revenue to reduce tax at source to 0.3% from existing 0.6% on export of apparel products. It also requested the NBR to consider it to be the final settlement from the budget for fiscal year 2016-17. Representatives from Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA),