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    Beximco profit jumps by 670 pc on PPE, RMG sales

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:39pm on January 24, 2021

    The net profit of Bangladesh Export Import Company Limited surged by 670 per cent to nearly Tk 155.74 crore in the second quarter (October to...

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    Most RMG units violate lay-off rules amid COVID-19 outbreak

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on January 23, 2021

    The majority of readymade garment factories in Bangladesh did not follow the labour laws and rules in laying-off and terminating workers amid the coronavirus outbreak,...

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    Maximum apparel factories ignore rules during COVID situation

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:49pm on January 23, 2021

    Most of the apparel factories did not follow the layoff rules amid the pandemic and around 3.57 lakh ready-made garment workers lost jobs during this...

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    BGMEA to prepare factory owners’ biometric database

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on January 19, 2021

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has taken a move to prepare a biometric database on factory owners to ensure quick and smooth digitised...

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    Rajshahi silk, 5 other products to get GI tag

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:54pm on January 19, 2021

    Six more products, including Muslin and Rajshahi silk, is set to get the recognition as geographical indication products of Bangladesh as the Department of Patents,...

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    Bangladesh apparel exports to major markets fall in July-Dec

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on January 19, 2021

    Bangladesh’s readymade garment exports to its major markets declined in the July-December period of the financial year 2020-21 as global demand remained slow amid the...

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    BGMEA polls on April 4

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on January 19, 2021

    The biennial election of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association for the term 2021-23 would be held on April 4, according to the schedule...

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    Asian apparel assocs join hands to push for better purchasing practices

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:35pm on January 18, 2021

    Apparel and textiles manufacturers of six Asian countries, including Bangladesh, have taken an initiative to push for global buyers’ purchasing practices to be better. Representatives...

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    Global buyers should redistribute orders to support financially weak countries

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on January 16, 2021

    Global brands and buyers should adopt a redistributive approach so that countries like Bangladesh having fiscal constraints could get a minimum required amount of orders...

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    Finance ministry requested to liquidate 133 units

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:15pm on January 14, 2021

    The commerce ministry has requested the finance ministry to liquidate 133 sick readymade garment factories. Following a decision made by an inter-ministerial committee comprising of...