Belgian Queen Mathilde today praised the transition of Bangladesh’s garment industry towards sustainable and responsible manufacturing and the progress the south Asian country has achieved to ensure workers’ rights and welfare.
The garment makers have urged the government to increase gas price in phases because it is tough to tolerate a sudden big hike amid the existing volatile domestic and global economic situation.
The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has urged British retailer Primark for sourcing more value-added garment items from Bangladesh.
The country’s apparel makers have sought cooperation from the World Bank (WB) for the development of Bangladesh’s garment sector.
The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) and the Asian University for Women (AUW) entered into a new partnership to pave the way for female garment workers in Bangladesh to fulfill their dreams of higher studies.
The Middle Eastern countries are going to be major garment export destinations for Bangladesh as the local apparel manufacturers are now receiving a lot of queries from the buyers of the region, said Faruque Hassan, president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA).
The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) and MasterCard today launched co-branded credit cards for the BGMEA members and prepaid cards for more than 4.5 million garment workers.
The apparel industry and other major export sectors of Bangladesh are being left with unsold products due to reduced buying orders from abroad, according to various businesspeople.
The Technical University of Dresden (TUD), a leading German institution, will work to help the local manpower to improve skills in technical garment production in Bangladesh.