Moinul Haque

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    Alliance not to extend tenure beyond 2018

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:47pm on August 20, 2017

    The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, a consortium of North American brands and buyers, has assured the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association that the...

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    Export earnings from US and UK rebound after months of fall

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:54pm on August 12, 2017

    Country’s export earnings from the United States and the United Kingdom rebounded strongly in July, the first month of the current financial year 2017-18, after...

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    Apparel industry goes slow on high-end products

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on August 10, 2017

    Capacity building for production of high-end apparels in Bangladesh goes slow despite huge potential as most of the apparel exporters are found complacent about the...

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    Corruption key barrier to FDI in Bangladesh

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 09:59pm on August 06, 2017

    The Office of the United States Trade Representative has said corruption, bureaucratic inefficiencies and lack of transparency are the major impediment to attracting foreign direct...

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    Potential of new markets untapped

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:11am on July 25, 2017

    The potential of export to non-traditional markets has remained untapped for lack of preparation on the part of the government and the exporters and diversification...

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    Trade union threshold may be lowered

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:32am on July 19, 2017

    The government has initiated a move to amend the Bangladesh Labour Act 2006 to reduce the threshold of 30 per cent membership for trade unions...

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    Export growth hits 15-yr low in FY17

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:17pm on July 06, 2017

    Export earnings’ growth of the country in the just concluded financial year 2016-17 hit 15-year low at 1.69 per cent as the earnings from readymade...

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    Lack of inspection, owners’ negligence blamed

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on July 05, 2017

    Labour rights groups on Tuesday blamed absence of proper inspection by the government agency concerned and factory owners’ negligence for the frequent boiler explosions, which...

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    RMG workers deprive of legitimate amount

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:20am on June 24, 2017

    More than a half of apparel factories of the country were not giving legitimate amount in festival allowance to their workers, taking advantage of the...

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    Govt submits to ILC time-bound action plan on labour rights

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:42pm on June 13, 2017

    The government has promised to produce the draft of the revised EPZ law before an International Labour Organisation committee by the end of November and...