Mostafiz Uddin | The Daily Star
  • Mostafiz Uddin

  • The debate on extending Accord-Alliance

    The ready-made garment (RMG) industry in Bangladesh now stands at a crossroads. We will soon be waving goodbye to two organisations that have had a huge impact on the safety of factories in our garments industry—ushering it into a bright new era.
  • Why the RMG industry needs to invest in its workers

    The Bangladesh economy is growing at an extremely healthy rate. According to the latest figures form the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Bangladesh is expected to post a growth rate of 7.5 percent in 2018-19, and the ready-made garment industry will be a key engine driver behind that growth.
  • Why Bangladesh's apparel industry needs a voice

    Bangladesh's ready-made garment industry, the world's second largest garment exporter, has made huge strides especially in the past few years.
  • Bangladesh Apparel Industry: Naive negotiation and a rat race

    The quote "Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate", from John F Kennedy is a mantra that should be adopted by all of us working in the readymade garment (RMG) sector of Bangladesh when entering into price discussions with our trading partners.
  • When a picture is worse than a thousand words

    It used to be said that “the pen is mightier than the sword,” but in these days of ever-increasing reach and power of the social media, the image has usurped the written headline as the number one medium for grabbing the reader's attention, with various reports showing that 85 percent of social media users respond to an image as opposed to the written word.