Moinul Haque

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    Directorate of labour upgraded to department

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on November 28, 2017

    The government has upgraded labour directorate to labour department with the approval of 209 new posts and six regional offices considering need for addressing the...

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    Move taken to review wages

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 02:00am on November 15, 2017

    A move has been initiated to review wages of readymade garment workers against the backdrop of workers’ movement for pay hike and demands from national...

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    Cotton waste smuggling to India causes raw materials crisis

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:05am on October 23, 2017

    Country’s specialised textile industries have been facing problem in meeting export orders due to an acute shortage of raw materials as cotton and garment wastes...

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    Ministry seeks Tk 10,000cr scheme like BB’s EDF

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:35pm on August 26, 2017

    The textiles and jute ministry has sought a Tk 10,000-crore export promotion fund for the jute sector so that jute and jute goods exporters can get...

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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...