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    Ratio of female RMG workers falls to 59pc: survey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on March 02, 2021

    The proportion of female workers in the country’s readymade garment sector declined to 59 per cent in 2020 from 65 per cent in 2015, according...

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    Indonesia slaps safeguard duty on RMG products

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 09:52pm on February 25, 2021

    Indonesia has imposed safeguard duty equivalent to a maximum of Tk 956 per piece on import of 134 types of apparel products for three years. The...

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    Government to extend RMG loan repayment grace period by 6 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on February 23, 2021

    The government has decided to extend the grace period by six months for Tk 10,500 crore loans taken by readymade garment exporters at a subsidized...

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    RMG exporters under ACC scanner

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on February 23, 2021

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has started an inquiry into an allegation that readymade garment factory owners ‘launder around Tk 64,000 crore a year through over-invoicing’. ACC...

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    Four held over RMG worker’s ‘rape’ in Ashulia

    United News of Bangladesh . Savar | Updated at 10:26am on February 15, 2021

    Police on Sunday arrested four people over the alleged rape of a garment worker in Gazirhat area of Ashulia in Savar. The victim filed a...

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    RMG exports to non-traditional markets fall by 9.44pc in July-Jan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on February 13, 2021

    The country’s readymade garment exports to non-traditional markets in the July-January period of current financial year 2020-21 plunged by 9.44 per cent compared with that...

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    RMG exports to US fall by 11.73pc in 2020

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:40pm on February 06, 2021

    Bangladesh’s apparel exports to the United States in 2020 fell by 11.73 per cent to $5.23 billion from $5.92 billion in 2019 due to a...

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    Bangladesh RMG makers recover $6.3m after suing Sears

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:38am on January 31, 2021

    Bangladesh’s readymade garment factories received $6.3 million against cancelled orders worth $40 million after filing a lawsuit against Sears, an American clothing brand. A total...

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    Bus driver arrested for ‘killing’ RMG worker

    Our Correspondent……Gazipur | Updated at 06:39pm on January 30, 2021

    Police Bureau of Investigation arrested a bus driver on Wednesday for allegedly killing a garment worker by hitting her in front of Interstop Garment Factory...

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    Fire at RMG factory in Kamalapur

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:37am on January 24, 2021

    A fire broke out at a readymade garment factory near a Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation bus depot at Kamalapur in the capital Sunday morning. No...