Thursday, July 25, 2024

Rights activists, RMG unit owners want fair price from global buyers

Labour rights leaders and readymade garment factory owners on Sunday demanded that global buyers should give fair prices for the apparel items and contribute to the Bangladesh’s effort to ensure workers safety and maintain international labour standards. At a session of US-Bangladesh partnership Dialogue on

Buyers ditching Bangladesh, seeking new sources: NYT

With Bangladesh’s readymade garment factory failing to live up to the expectations, buyers around the globe have started to look for greener pastures, according to a New York Times report. The New York Times report mentioned of one Bennett Model who had helped pioneer the exporting of garments from China in 1975, the year before ... Read more

RMG units to remain shut Saturday, Sunday

The country’s trade bodies of the apparel sector on Friday decided to keep the production in all readymade garment (RMG) factories closed on Saturday and Sunday for, what they said, ensuring proper treatment and completion of rescue operation successfully. The leaders of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) and Bangladesh