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BGMEA stops UD issuance to 84 non-compliant units

Monira Munni January 10, 2020 10:38:15

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has temporarily suspended issuing utilisation declaration (UD) certificates to 84 non-compliant factories, said industry insiders...

Digital frauds target RMG export payments

MONIRA MUNNI December 24, 2019 10:35:56

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has asked its member factories to remain alert against fraud emails, seeking transfer of export payments from the buyers. After bein...

Boiler inspection at RMG units may start middle of next year

MONIRA MUNNI December 15, 2019 10:50:49

Boiler safety inspection in the country's readymade garment (RMG) factories would start in the middle of next year under the supervision of brands, trade unions and manufacturers, sources said. Earli...

Jhut export on the rise, recycled yarn producers feel the pinch

ISMAIL HOSSAIN December 14, 2019 10:44:34

Increasing export of jhut or leftover scraps of fabric, a by-product of ready-made garment (RMG) sector has hit the local recycled yarn producers. Earlier, there was a big local market for recycled...

Artificial fibre import doubles in five years

MONIRA MUNNI November 27, 2019 11:05:51

Import of manmade fibre (MMF), especially polyester and viscose, has doubled since 2014, showing gradual shifting of the country's RMG industry to use of non-cotton fibre in manufacturing apparel item...

Ralph Lauren resumes sourcing from BD

MONIRA MUNNI November 18, 2019 10:51:18

Ralph Lauren, one of the world's largest fashion brands, has resumed sourcing from Bangladesh with reopening its office here in Dhaka, sources said. The American company stopped sourcing garment item...

Row over 'Nirapon' activities: US retailers want BD to support their platform

FE Report November 14, 2019 10:48:13

A group of US apparel retailers and importers has urged Bangladesh government and other stakeholders to support their platform Nirapon's efforts to improve worker safety in the country's readymade gar...

BGMEA seeks slew of measures to remain competitive

MONIRA MUNNI October 27, 2019 10:28:04

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has sought at least an additional Tk 2.0 on top of the market-based exchange rate per US dollar. It also demanded several other meas...

BGMEA board gets extension again

FE Report January 30, 2018 10:12:38

The government extended again the tenure of the BGMEA board of directors by one year on Monday, bypassing the election that was supposed to be held on March 07 next, sources said. They said the move...