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    RMG factories will not reopen on April 26: BGMEA president

    Readymade garment (RMG) factories across the country are not reopening on April 26 as per the previous decision by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), according to the president of the association, Rubana Huq.

  • Bangladesh businessmen

    PM urges BGMEA leaders to be watchful against propaganda

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls upon the country’s businesspersons to stay alert against the propaganda now being carried out against the government as this is ultimately affecting the businesses.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    HC declares local companies citizens of the country

    The High Court declares Bangladeshi companies as citizens of the country.

  • Rubana Huq

    BGMEA forms 25 committees to expedite activities

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has formed 25 committees to expedite its activities transparently ensuring better coordination in key areas for the industry's smooth growth.

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    Accord can stay for 281 days from May 8: SC

    The Supreme Court says that the Accord, a European agency for factory inspection and remediation, can continue its activities for 281 days from May 8, when a memorandum of understanding was signed between Accord and Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) in this regard.

  • BGMEA President Rubana Huq

    Brightening the image of RMG sector top priority

    Newly elected BGMEA President Rubana Huq's top priority is to brighten the apparel sector's image.

  • BGMEA first female president Rubana Huq

    Rubana climbs BGMEA summit

    Rubana Huq, managing director of Mohammadi Group, is set to be the next president of the BGMEA after her panel managed a clean sweep at the biennial election -- becoming the first woman to lead the garment sector's apex trade body.

  • Rubana Huq first female president of BGMEA

    Rubana Huq elected as BGMEA’s first female president

    Rubana Huq, managing director of Mohammadi Group, is going to be the first female president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) as her panel won all 35 posts of directors in the biennial election of the trade body.

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    BGMEA wants tax cuts to cope with wage hike

    Garment factory owners yesterday decided to negotiate with the government for gaining benefits like cash incentives or tax waivers to

  • Dhaka-Chittagong highway

    BGMEA president demands special trains to Ctg

    Bangladesh’s garment manufacturers have demanded a special train service to access Chittagong amid long tailback persisting on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway.


    Accord to stay 6 more months in Bangladesh

    The Accord, a platform for factory inspection and remediation of 220 European retailers and brands, has got conditional extension from the government for the next six months after the expiry of its five-year-long stay in Bangladesh.

  • BGMEA seeks 1yr for building relocation

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) files a petition with the Supreme Court seeking one-year time for relocating its office building from Hatirjheel area of Dhaka.

  • ADB signs $30m loan for garment sector

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signs a $30-million loan deal with Brac Bank, which will be used to finance the construction and upgrade of garment factories in Bangladesh.

  • CPD hails reform measures

    The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) yesterday lauded the reforms made after the Rana Plaza disaster to ensure workers' safety at