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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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    Govt urged to allow export-oriented factories to run

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:58pm on April 10, 2021

    Bangladesh Textile Mills Association director Syed Nurul Islam on Saturday urged the government to allow the factories in textiles, garments and accessories sectors to run...

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    RMG export to US drops by 13.11pc in Jan-Feb

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on April 08, 2021

    Bangladesh’s earnings by exporting readymade garments to the United States in January-February of 2021 fell by 13.11 per cent as the consumption of apparel items...

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    RMG workers face ‘wage theft’ in July-Dec: report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:39pm on March 14, 2021

    Sixteen major global fashion brands, including H&M, Nike and Levi’s, recorded profits of at least $10 billion in July-December of 2020 alone while millions of...

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    Graduation from LDC might create trouble for RMG, Pharmacia sectors: JS body

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on March 11, 2021

    The country’s readymade garment and pharmaceuticals sectors might face trouble after Bangladesh officially will graduate to developing country from least developed country, the parliamentary...

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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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    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 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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    Woman dies as brick chip falls on her from building

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on February 09, 2021

    A readymade garment worker died on the way to her workplace after a brick chip fell on her head from an under-construction building at Jatrabari...