Moinul Haque

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    Over 500 RMG units reopen in Bangladesh amid coronavirus risks

    Moinul Haque and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on April 27, 2020

    Thousands of readymade garment workers reached their work places in Dhaka, Gazipur, Narayanganj and Ashulia by local transports, ferries and even on foot to join...

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    5 global apparel brands assure Bangladesh of not cancelling orders

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:38pm on March 31, 2020

    Five more global fashion brands on Tuesday assured Bangladeshi exporters that they would receive readymade garments that had already been produced and were in the...

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    H&M halts placing orders in Bangladesh

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 09:51pm on March 29, 2020

    Swedish clothing retail company H&M has decided not to place any import orders in Bangladesh for now due to the adverse impact of the coronavirus...

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    Businesses see benefits, economists doubtful

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:14pm on February 25, 2020

    Business leaders on Tuesday said that the Bangladesh Bank decision to cut the lending rate to 9 per cent for all loan products, except the...

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    Govt allows vannamei shrimp cultivation

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:22pm on January 30, 2020

    The government has allowed two entrepreneurs to pilot the cultivation of vannamei, a non-native species of shrimps, in the country as it decided in principle...

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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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    Factory inspection dept asks BGMEA, BKMEA to stop UDs to 189 members

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2020

    The Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments has instructed the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association and the Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association...

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    Export earnings fall by 5.84pc in H1

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:06pm on January 05, 2020

    The country’s export earnings in the first half (July-December) of the current financial year 2019-20 fell by 5.84 per cent although the earnings in December...

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    Govt submits time-bound action plan to EU

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2020

    The government has submitted a time-bound action plan to the European Union to address within six months to two years most of the bloc’s concerns...

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    Consumers, growers groan

    Shakahwat Hossain with Moinul Haque  | Updated at 12:10am on January 02, 2020

    Record-high price of onion, torching paddy in frustration over extremely low price and record-low rates for hide were salient market features in the outgoing year...