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    Alliance brands may run individual safety audit in RMG units

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    North American buyers would run individual safety audits at Bangladesh readymade garment factories from which they procure RMG products after the expiry of the tenure...

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    ILO hires Bureau Veritas to support RMG factory remediation works

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    International Labour Organisation has hired Bureau Veritas, an international testing, inspection and certification agency, to support the capacity of Remediation Coordination Cell of the Department...

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    Govt-set RMG helpline proves ineffective

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    RMG sector telephone helpline, set up by the government to receive complaints from workers and others and resolve grievances relating to workplace safety or worker...

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    Rising exports check Q1 trade deficit growth at 5.5pc

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

    Growth in the country’s trade deficit slowed down to 5.53 per cent in the July-September period of the fiscal year of 2018-2019 compared with 133...

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    EU retailers may cut ties with 532 RMG units

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on November 11, 2018

    Some 532 readymade garment factories may lose business relations with European clothing brands and retailers if the EU retailers’ group Accord is to leave Bangladesh...

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    Accord wants to stay beyond November

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2018

    Accord, the platform of European clothing brands and buyers, would appeal against the High Court’s directive asking it to depart the country on or before...

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    Maintaining lead-time challenge for thriving denim export: businesses

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    Bangladesh is a lucrative destination for the international denim retailers and brands for competitive prices, but maintaining lead-time strictly is a challenge for the country...

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    BGMEA rejects DIFE plea to stop UD issuance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2018

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Sunday turned down the request of Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments to stop issuance of utility...

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    Apparel exports to US rises by 5.84pc in nine months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    Bangladesh’s apparel exports to the United States in January-September of current year increased by 5.84 per cent to $4.16 billion from $3.93 billion in the...

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    RMG wage board finalises new wage ignoring all objections

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:59am on October 31, 2018

    The minimum wage board, formed to review the wages for the readymade garment workers, has finalised its proposal setting Tk 8,000 as minimum wage for...

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