Thursday, April 25, 2024

Germany now Bangladesh’s largest RMG market in Europe

Among the European Union (EU) countries, Germany alone has become a rising market for Bangladesh’s readymade garments (RMG) in recent years, next to the largest market in USA, according to apparel exporters.   BGMEA data show more than US$3.1 billion apparel exports to the largest economy of Europe last fiscal year, a sharp rise with 56 ... Read more

More billion-dollar export sectors in the offing, after RMG and jute

Emergence of jute as the country’s second billion-dollar export earning sector and growth of two other similar sectors are seen as a very significant development for the national economy, say export industry insiders and trade analysts. After readymade garments, jute has emerged as the second billion-dollar export earning sector

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