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    Wage earning workers worst hit: CPD study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:48pm on April 17, 2021

    Wage earning workers have felt the brunt of COVID-19 outbreak in the country as their incomes have shrunk the most amid the crisis, according to...

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    Faruque-led new BGMEA board takes charge

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:10am on April 14, 2021

    The Faruque Hassan-led board of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association took charge of office on Tuesday as the apparel sector faces tough challenges amid...

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    Faruque Hassan elected BGMEA president

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:13pm on April 12, 2021

    Giant Group managing director Faruque Hassan has been elected president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association unopposed for the term 2021-23. The BGMEA...

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    Factories will remain open in ‘lockdown’: RMG businesses

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:19pm on April 11, 2021

    Apparel sector leaders on Sunday said that the government had assured them that factories would remain out of the purview of the ‘complete lockdown’ that...

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    Apparel manufacturers want to keep factories open during lockdown

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:23pm on April 11, 2021

    Bangladesh’s apparel and textile manufacturers on Sunday demanded that the government should allow them to keep their factories open following health guidelines during the complete...

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    Govt urged to allow export-oriented factories to run

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:58pm on April 10, 2021

    Bangladesh Textile Mills Association director Syed Nurul Islam on Saturday urged the government to allow the factories in textiles, garments and accessories sectors to run...

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    RMG export to US drops by 13.11pc in Jan-Feb

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on April 08, 2021

    Bangladesh’s earnings by exporting readymade garments to the United States in January-February of 2021 fell by 13.11 per cent as the consumption of apparel items...

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    Export declines by 0.12pc to $28.93b in July-March

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:25pm on April 06, 2021

    The country’s export earnings fell by 0.12 per cent to $28.93 billion In the July-March period of the current financial year 2020-21 from $28.97 billion...

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    Sammilita Parishad wins BGMEA election

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:01am on April 05, 2021

    Sammilita Parishad led by Giant Group managing director Faruque Hassan has swept the biennial election to Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, bagging 24 out...

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    RMG makers unwilling to run factories with reduced workforce

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on April 01, 2021

    Readymade garment factory owners have expressed their unwillingness to comply with the government directive of running factories with 50 per cent workforce amid the recent...