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    Bangladesh trade deficit falls by 12pc in July-Nov on rising exports

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2019

    The country’s trade deficit eased by 12.46 per cent or $0.95 billion in July-November of the current 2018-2019 fiscal year compared with that in the...

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    BGMEA says no benefits to workers beyond wage order

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 06, 2019

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has instructed its members not to provide any benefits to the workers beyond the new wage structure set by...

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    Alliance leaves Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2019

    Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, the platform of North American fashion brands and retailers, has ended its operation in Bangladesh on Monday as the transition...

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    Bangladesh RMG export by ’21 to be $11b short of target

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2018

    The country’s export earnings from readymade garment in the financial year 2020-21 would be $11 billion short of the target $50 billion set by the...

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    20 RMG units shut at Mirpur, Gazipur

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    Worker unrest in protest against the new wage structure continues to flare up at different readymade garment factories in Dhaka and its adjoining districts ahead...

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    BKMEA dillydallies in completing database of workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2018

    Workers of garment factories under Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association might be deprived of financial assistance from the RMG sector central fund due to...

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    Govt to approve compliance protocol

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 23, 2018

    The government has taken a move to approve a compliance protocol namely ‘escalation protocol’ to bring the readymade garment factories, which are not responding to...

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    Global study finds poor responsibility of buyers in B’desh RMG supply chain

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 21, 2018

    Bangladesh readymade garment supply chain still suffers from lack of ‘shared responsibility’ on the part of global buyers although transparency of the buyers and working...

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    Fashion workers urge H&M to deliver living wage

    Reuters. Phnom Penh | Updated at 02:34am on December 19, 2018

    In an industry riddled with poor health, abuse and labour exploitation, Yim Srey Neang and her colleagues are pleased to have garment factory jobs that...

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    Accord hands over 80 more factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh on Tuesday handed over the safety activities of 80 more readymade garment factories to the Department of...

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