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    Bangladesh RMG exports dip by $6.3b in FY20 on pandemic

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on July 01, 2020

    The country’s readymade garment exports in the just concluded financial year 2019-20 declined by 18.8 per cent, or $6.43 billion, to $27.7 billion from $34.13...

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    BGMEA, BKMEA urge govt to reinstate export source tax at 0.25pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on June 29, 2020

    The country’s apparel exporters have demanded reducing source tax on readymade garment export to 0.25 per cent from 0.5 per cent for the next five...

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    H&M slumps into red as virus hits sales

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:47pm on June 26, 2020

    Swedish clothing giant H&M said on Friday that it slumped to a near 500 million euro second quarter loss as the coronavirus pandemic forced it...

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    High street to PPE: Bangladesh garment makers turn virus gloom into boom

    Agence France-Presse . Savar | Updated at 02:02pm on June 26, 2020

    Facing ruin as orders from Western brands collapsed in the coronavirus pandemic, many Bangladeshi garment factories have been given a lifeline with orders to make...

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    US model Kylie Jenner ‘refusing to pay’ Bangladeshi workers

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 11:39am on June 26, 2020

    Model and businesswoman Kylie Jenner has come under fire after reports emerged that the company behind her clothing line has cut work orders and reportedly...

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    BGAPMEA demands fiscal support

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on June 12, 2020

    The Bangladesh Garments Accessories and Packaging Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Friday said that the sector was deprived of desired support in the proposed budget...

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    Mobile use, imported handsets become pricier

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on June 11, 2020

    Phone calls and other services provided by the telecom operators would became costlier as the government in the proposed budget for the fiscal year of...

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    RMG source tax cut to 0.50pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on June 11, 2020

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday proposed to cut the tax at source on readymade garment export to 0.50 per cent for the next...

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    Irish buyers urged to honour RMG contracts from Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:34pm on June 03, 2020

    Foreign minister AKM Abdul Momen has urged Irish buyers to honour their import contracts from ready-made garment (RMG) units of Bangladesh considering the dire consequences...

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    European Union to give 113m euros for Bangladesh RMG workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:33am on June 02, 2020

    The European Union will provide a fund worth 113 million euros to support Bangladesh’s readymade garment workers who will become jobless and lose income due...