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    Minimum wage for cotton textile sector proposed at only Tk 5,710

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:42pm on January 28, 2018

    The minimum wage board formed for the cotton textile sector has finalised its recommendations, setting Tk 5,710 as gross monthly pay for the sector workers...

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    BGMEA wants to have joint proposal over minimum wage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 26, 2018

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Thursday expressed its intention to reach a settlement over the minimum wage for garment workers through negotiations...

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    Global brand to pay $2.3m in complaint settlement

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 23, 2018

    A multinational apparel brand has reached a settlement with two global unions for $2.3 million that to be paid for remediation works at Bangladesh garment...

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    Bangladesh seeks duty-free access for RMG to Russia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 22, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Sunday sought duty- free market access of all Bangladeshi export products, including readymade garments, to Russia to increase trade volume...

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    Govt relaxes rules for giving cash incentives to garment makers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on January 21, 2018

    The government has decided to ease the condition for getting new market exploration assistance for the readymade garment exporters by allowing them to repatriate their...

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    Four-day GAPEXPO starts Jan 24

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:06am on January 20, 2018

    The ninth edition of GAPEXPO, an international garment accessories and packaging products exhibition, will start in Dhaka on January 24 with the aim of showcasing...

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    Govt to focus on financing SDGs, 7th FYP in BDF

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    The two-day Bangladesh Development Forum will begin tomorrow (Wednesday) where government will focus on financing gaps for implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs) and implementation...

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    Rules violeted in appointing workers’ representative, allege leaders

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    Labour leaders have alleged that the real representation of the readymade garment sector workers has been ignored in the wage board formed on Sunday for...

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    Govt forms wage board for RMG workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 15, 2018

    The government on Sunday formed minimum wage board to review the wages for the readymade garment workers through the appointment of owners’ and workers’ representatives...

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    Bangladesh mulls retaining China DFQF access, not APTA scheme

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 09:53pm on January 13, 2018

    Bangladesh might opt for duty-free and quota-free market access in China rather than trade preferences under the Asia Pacific Trade agreement as the DFQF scheme...

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