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  • Accord Bangladesh

    Accord to finally pack bags in May

    The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, the platform of more than 190 mostly Europe-based retailers formed after the Rana Plaza building collapse, is finally leaving the country this May.
  • US provides silver lining for garment exporters

    Bangladesh’s apparel shipments to the US, its main export destination, edged up in the first 11 months of 2019 -- a heartening development given the inclement condition on the export front.
  • 84 RMG units lose right to duty-free import of fabrics

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) yesterday cut the right of 84 garment factories to duty-free import of fabrics due to poor compliance and safety standards.
  • Exports still in choppy waters

    Export earnings fell 5.84 percent year-on-year to $19.3 billion in the first six months of the fiscal year mainly because of lower shipment of apparel items.
  • Debonair Group to turn plastics into jackets

    Debonair Group is set to establish a recycling facility to turn discarded plastic into yarn and fibres for manufacturing jackets, paddings and quilts, keeping in tune with rising global demand for manmade fibres and growing environmental awareness.