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    Finance ministry requested to liquidate 133 units

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:15pm on January 14, 2021

    The commerce ministry has requested the finance ministry to liquidate 133 sick readymade garment factories. Following a decision made by an inter-ministerial committee comprising of...

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    BGMEA to start automation of UD issuance Jan 16

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:05pm on January 12, 2021

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association is going to start automation of Utilisation Declaration issuance on January 16 to bring efficiency and transparency in...

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    BGMEA opposes CPA plea to release imported goods from private ICDs

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:35pm on January 09, 2021

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has opposed a Chattogram Port Authority’s proposal to release garment sector businesses’ imported goods from the private...

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    BGMEA engages global law firm to set strategies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on January 06, 2021

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has signed an agreement with global law firm Sidley Austin LLP to set strategies for extending the preferential...

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    43pc female RMG workers suffering from malnutrition

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:49am on January 06, 2021

    Speakers in a programme on Tuesday said that about 43 per cent female workers at ready-made garments sector were victim of malnutrition. A large number...

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    Income from school banking deposits facing higher tax

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:58pm on January 02, 2021

    Income from school banking deposits is facing higher tax as students who have opened the school banking accounts do not have taxpayers’ identification numbers. Banks...

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    RMG exporters seek HS code rule relaxation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:56pm on January 02, 2021

    Readymade garment exporters have urged the National Board of Revenue to relax the provision of mandatory inclusion of harmonised system codes in bond licence in...

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    Experts for equal facilities for non-RMG export sectors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on January 02, 2021

    Experts on Thursday said that the government should ensure that non-readymade export sectors received equal treatment like the RMG sector. They also recommended removal of...

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    H&M fires 101 staff in Bangladesh office 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on December 31, 2020

    H&M, a Swedish multinational fashion company, has fired 101 employees in its Bangladesh office amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The fashion retailer, which sources readymade garment...

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    Muslin set to get GI certification

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on December 31, 2020

    Muslin, one of the extinct finest hand woven cotton fabrics of middle ages, is set to get geographical indication certificate as the government is trying...