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    RMG workers’ rep quits over ‘unilateral govt moves’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on October 19, 2020

    The country’s readymade garment sector workers’ representative has resigned from the tripartite committee formed to review labour rules alleging that the government was protecting the...

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    BGMEA asks RMG units to take steps to tackle 2nd wave

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:11pm on October 11, 2020

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has asked its member factories to make preparations to tackle a possible second wave of coronavirus outbreak in...

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    Terminated workers to receive monthly Tk 3,000 for 3 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on October 10, 2020

    The government has framed guidelines, allowing the export-oriented readymade garment and leather and footwear sectors workers, who were terminated due to the coronavirus outbreak in...

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    RMG export to US falls by $594m in Jan-Aug

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on October 08, 2020

    Bangladesh’s readymade garment exports to the United States in January-August this calendar year fell by 14.56 per cent or $594 million compared with that in...

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    Indonesia initiates safeguard probe of RMG import

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:43pm on October 04, 2020

    Indonesia has initiated a safeguard investigation regarding its import of apparel products that may negatively affect Bangladesh’s export of the products to the Southeast Asian...

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    77pc RMG workers struggle to feed family members: survey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on October 01, 2020

    Seventy-seven per cent of the readymade garment factory workers in Bangladesh found it difficult to feed everyone in their household because of job loss or...

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    India wants easy access for export

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on September 28, 2020

    The Indian government has sought easy access for its ethnic wear products to Bangladesh saying that business opportunities in the industry had remained untapped between...

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    Ring Shine shuts factory for one month within 1 year of listing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:47pm on September 27, 2020

    Ring Shine Textiles Limited on Sunday declared lay-off of its factory for one month within one year of listing on the country’s stock exchanges. The...

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    B2B online platform Merchant Bay launched

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:14pm on September 26, 2020

    Local apparel maker Sayem Group has launched online market place Merchant Bay to create a bridge between global fashion buyers and Bangladeshi suppliers to make...

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    RMG businesses seek support from Commonwealth states

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:20pm on September 24, 2020

    The country’s readymade garment and textile sector leaders on Wednesday sought cooperation from Commonwealth countries to recover damages caused by the supply chain disruption following...