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    Faruque Hassan elected BGMEA president

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:13pm on April 12, 2021

    Giant Group managing director Faruque Hassan has been elected president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association unopposed for the term 2021-23. The BGMEA...

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    JV apparel exporters in EPZ to get EDF loans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:29pm on March 22, 2021

    The Bangladesh Bank on Monday allowed joint venture apparel exporting companies operating in the country’s export processing zones to take loans from the BB’s export...

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    Apparel export to US falls to $519.37m in Jan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:46pm on March 09, 2021

    Bangladesh’s apparel export to the United States has stumbled in the first month of 2021 due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The country’s...

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    Young apparel entrepreneurs launch BAYLA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:14pm on February 27, 2021

    The Bangladesh Apparel Youth Leaders Association, a platform of young entrepreneurs of the country’s apparel and textile sector, started its journey on Saturday. Commerce minister...

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    HSBC, Serai, BKMEA hold apparel talk

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:22pm on February 24, 2021

    The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, Serai Limited and Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association hosted a webinar on how the readymade garments exporting...

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    Four more apparel associations from 3 countries join hands

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on February 10, 2021

    Four more associations of apparel manufacturers in Turkey, Indonesia and Morocco have joined the Sustainable Textile of the Asian Region (STAR) Network, a platform of...

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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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    Bangladesh apparel exports to major markets fall in July-Dec

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on January 19, 2021

    Bangladesh’s readymade garment exports to its major markets declined in the July-December period of the financial year 2020-21 as global demand remained slow amid the...

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    Asian apparel assocs join hands to push for better purchasing practices

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:35pm on January 18, 2021

    Apparel and textiles manufacturers of six Asian countries, including Bangladesh, have taken an initiative to push for global buyers’ purchasing practices to be better. Representatives...

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    Support for safety retrofits in apparel sector

    Afshana Choudhury, Fahim S Chowdhury and Faria Ahmad | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2021

    THE apparel industry has played a significant role in the economic development of Bangladesh, which is one of the largest apparel-exporting countries. However, the fire...