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    EPZ foreign cos allowed to borrow from parent firms

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on January 22, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Sunday said that the foreign companies located in the country’s export processing zones and economic zones would be allowed to borrow from...

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    Accord for new wage board for RMG sector workers Writes to PM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:29pm on January 20, 2017

    The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, a consortium of European fashion brands and buyers, has requested the Bangladesh government to form a...

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    9 more RMG units lose ties with buyers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on December 29, 2016

    The number of readymade garment factories in which global buyers cut business relations on charge of failure in fixing safety faults reached to 187 with...

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    RMG owners close 55 units at Ashulia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:35pm on December 20, 2016

    Apparel factory owners on Tuesday announced closure of 55 factories in Ashulia industrial belt on the outskirts of the capital for an indefinite period amid...

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    Shortage of skilled workforce challenge to achieving $50b export target by 2021

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:12am on December 20, 2016

    Readymade garment entrepreneurs on Monday said that shortage of skilled workforce was a big challenge to achieve the target of export earnings of US$ 50...

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    Alliance cuts ties with six more RMG factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:32pm on December 17, 2016

    North American fashion brands and retailers have cut business relations with six more Bangladeshi supplier readymade garment factories on charge of failure in making required...

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    Most of RMG workers face abusive behaviour in workplace: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:35pm on December 15, 2016

    Behaviour of management with workers in the readymade garment sector of Bangladesh has worsened in 2015-16, according to a recent survey report...

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    Buyers cut ties with 8 more RMG units

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on December 01, 2016

    Western fashion retailers’ and buyers’ groups have cut business relations with eight more Bangladeshi supplier companies on charge of failure in implementing workplace safety programme...

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    B’desh yet to ensure worker rights in RMG sector: Bernicat

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:05pm on November 28, 2016

    US ambassador Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat on Monday said that the government of Bangladesh was yet to ensure workers’ rights in the readymade garment sector...

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    Bernicat to discuss GSP issue with Donald Trump 

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 09:22pm on November 12, 2016

    United States ambassador to Dhaka Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat on Saturday said that she would discuss the GSP issue with the US president-elect Donald Trump...