Apparel

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    Export earnings rise by 13.84pc in Jul-Aug on RMG rebound

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:05pm on September 10, 2017

    Country’s export earnings in the July-August period of the current financial year 2017-18 grew by 13.84 per cent to $6.62 billion from $5.82 billion in...

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    Buyers sever ties with 12 more RMG factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on August 15, 2017

    The western fashion brands and retailers have announced to cut business relations with 12 more readymade garment factories in Bangladesh, taking the total number to...

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    Govt moves to complete remediation by June ‘18

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on August 07, 2017

    The government has taken a move to expedite the remediation of the readymade garment factories inspected under the national initiative with the aim of removing...

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    26 more Alliance factories complete remediation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on August 05, 2017

    Twenty-six more readymade garment factories which make products for North American retailers and buyers completed full safety remediation in July...

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    Canada court rejects suit seeking $2b damages from 2 retailers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:25am on July 19, 2017

    An Ontario court has rejected a class-action lawsuit seeking $2 billion from Joe Fresh and Loblaw Cos Ltd, two Canada-based global retailers, over the Rana...

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    Global buyers cut business ties with 12 more RMG factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on July 11, 2017

    Western retailers’ and buyers’ groups cut business relations with 12 more Bangladeshi readymade garment factories in June on charge of failure in implementing workplace safety...

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    Govt to cut source tax on RMG exports

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:19pm on July 08, 2017

    The government is set to reduce the tax at source on export of readymade garment following demands of apparel exporters, said finance ministry officials...

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    Accord can stay beyond 2018 as monitoring team: BGMEA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:28am on June 25, 2017

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Saturday said that there would be no need to extend the tenure of EU retailers’ group the...

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    RMG owners fail to keep pledge over festival allowance payment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:25pm on June 17, 2017

    Country’s readymade garment factory owners have failed to keep their pledge to pay festival allowances to their workers by Ramadan 20 that fell on June...

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    EP calls for more actions to stop exploitation of RMG workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:04pm on June 15, 2017

    The European Parliament has adopted a resolution calling for more actions from Bangladesh to prevent exploitation of garment workers to remain eligible for duty-free market...

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