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    RMG accessories makers face input shortage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:51pm on February 15, 2020

    The country’s garment accessories manufacturers fear that they would be hit by losses worth an estimated Tk 1,500 crore if the coronavirus outbreak in China...

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    Foreign minister seeks US duty benefits for apparel products made of US cotton

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:39pm on February 13, 2020

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said that the Bangladeshi apparel products made of raw materials including cotton imported from the United States should...

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    EU-Vietnam FTA new challenge for Bangladesh RMG sector

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:35pm on February 13, 2020

    The EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreement, which was approved by the European Parliament on Wednesday, might pose a challenge to Bangladesh’s struggling readymade garment export...

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    IFC launches web portal to monitor resource usage in RMG sector

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

    The International Finance Corporation on Tuesday launched a web tool named PaCT Portal to calculate resource consumption in the country’s readymade garments industry. The initiative...

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    RMG exports to US grow moderately in 2019

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on February 06, 2020

    The country’s apparel exports to the United States in 2019 registered a moderate growth riding on the excellent performance of readymade garment products in the...

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    RMG facilities should be ensured for other sectors: Salman

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:06pm on February 04, 2020

    Prime minister’s adviser on private sector industry and investment Salman F Rahman on Tuesday said that all the facilities currently enjoyed by the RMG sector...

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    Accord factories complete only 2pc remediation works in 1 year

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on February 01, 2020

    Readymade garment factories inspected under the initiative of the European buyers and retailers registered only two per cent progress in safety hazard remediation works in...

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    4-day DTG fair starts Feb 20

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on January 30, 2020

    The four-day long 17th Dhaka International Textile and Garment Machinery Exhibition (DTG 2020) will start on February 20 at International Convention City, Bashundhara in Dhaka,...

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    Bangladesh RMG exporters in trouble with GSP registration in EU

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2020

    Readymade garment manufacturing groups with multiple companies but one tax identification number are facing troubles in getting registration numbers required for the units for enabling...

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    BKMEA reluctant to stop UD issuance to errant factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on January 26, 2020

    The Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association is reluctant to stop issuing utilisation declaration (UD) to its noncompliant member factories despite repeated instructions from the...