Thursday, April 25, 2024

EU DFQF benefit withdrawal to hurt economy, experts say

Bangladesh needs to consider the European Union (EU) threat to withdraw its duty-free, quota-free (DFQT) access to the EU market seriously and act promptly as the EU might take serious decisions dealing a big blow to the RMG sector in particular and the economy in general, experts said. They think Bangladesh needs to send out ... Read more

Beware of anarchy in RMG sector: Dipu Moni

Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Friday urged both the owners and workers to remain alert so that no one can create anarchy in the readymade garment (RMG) sector. “Discipline will also have to be maintained in all factories including the RMG factories,” she said at a discussion meeting at the Jatiya Press Club, which ... Read more

Disney pull-out to tarnish RMG sector image further

Say experts The announcement of the US company Walt Disney to stop producing its branded merchandise in Bangladesh would further tarnish the image of the country’s apparel sector already dogged by recent incidents like building collapse and fire, said experts on Saturday. Centre for Policy Dialogue executive director Mustafizur Rahman

Activists call for trust building in RMG sector

Rights activists and international buyers’ representatives on Monday asked garment owners to create trust and confidence in their relationships with workers and employees to avert labour unrest in the factories. Establishing healthy trade union activities at the factory level is a tested mechanism of