RMG sector

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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 again demands time extension on moratorium, repayment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:55pm on January 07, 2021

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Thursday demanded again that the government extend the moratorium on the salary stimulus package by six months...

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    43pc female RMG workers suffering from malnutrition

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:49am on January 06, 2021

    Speakers in a programme on Tuesday said that about 43 per cent female workers at ready-made garments sector were victim of malnutrition. A large number...

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    Experts for equal facilities for non-RMG export sectors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on January 02, 2021

    Experts on Thursday said that the government should ensure that non-readymade export sectors received equal treatment like the RMG sector. They also recommended removal of...

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    42pc RMG workers do not get  stimulus benefits: TIB survey 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on December 17, 2020

    About 14 lakh or 42 per cent of workers in the country’s readymade garment sector did not get benefits from the stimulus package provided by...

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    Aamra and BGMEA sign MoU on BGMEA Innovation Lab

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:13pm on December 17, 2020

    Aamra Resources Limited, the premier RMG machinery and equipment solution provider in Bangladesh has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters...

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    Number of female workers in RMG sector falling: surveys

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on December 15, 2020

    The number of female workers in the county’s readymade garment sector has been decreasing over the years, according to surveys conducted by different national and...

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    RMG exporters want to repay in 5yrs, not 2yrs

    Shakhawat Hossain   | Updated at 11:59pm on October 31, 2020

    The readymade apparel exporters have demanded that they should be given five years’ time in place of two years to pay back the loan extended...

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    RMG value addition drops by 7.83pts in FY20

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:46pm on September 17, 2020

    Value addition in the country’s readymade garments sector dropped by 7.83 percentage points year-on-year in the fiscal year of 2019-2020 amid supply chain disruption due...

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    97.1pc female workers in low-paid jobs: ILO study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on September 08, 2020

    Most female workers in Bangladesh’s readymade garment sector are concentrated in low paid jobs and the participation of women in managerial positions has not improved...