Bangladesh Ready-Made Garment (RMG)

Reducing the environmental impact of RMG industry

On April 22, people in countries across the world took part in a global day of political and civic action for World Earth Day, an annual event dedicated to environmental protection, first celebrated in 1970.

May 19, 2019
May 19, 2019

Apparel export to US thrives on trade war

Apparel exports to the US, Bangladesh’s single largest export destination, jumped 15.57 percent to $1.63 billion in the first three months of the year, which the exporters and experts attributed to the ongoing trade war between the US and China. Ready made garments was not in the list of the items

May 5, 2019
May 5, 2019

Reducing the environmental impact of RMG industry

On April 22, people in countries across the world took part in a global day of political and civic action for World Earth Day, an annual event dedicated to environmental protection, first celebrated in 1970.

April 3, 2019
April 3, 2019

Diversify products, explore new markets to sustain RMG industry: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opens the newly-constructed BGMEA Complex at Uttara, urging the garment owners to diversify their products and explore new markets to sustain the industry.

January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019

RMG workers now in fear of reprisals

Garment workers in Ashulia and Savar industrial zones now fear harassment and also termination from their jobs after normalcy returned yesterday following eight days of unrest over wage disparity.

January 9, 2019
January 9, 2019

30 hurt as cops, RMG workers clash in Savar

At least 30 people are injured, including eight policemen, as law enforcers clash with agitating garment workers on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Savar.

November 28, 2018
November 28, 2018

Accord: blessing turns burden?

The call for suspending the operations of the Accord, an inspection and remediation platform of more than 200 global clothing retailers and brands, has been getting louder as garment factory owners are being forced to spend several billion dollars to improve workplace safety.

October 29, 2018
October 29, 2018

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.

September 15, 2018
September 15, 2018

Minimum Wage of Tk 8,000: RMG workers stage demos in capital

Workers of readymade garment factories yesterday staged demonstrations in Dhaka, rejecting the government's decision of fixing their minimum monthly wage at Tk 8,000.

August 8, 2018
August 8, 2018

For further growth of our RMG

Since its foundation, the Bangladesh Ready-Made Garment (RMG) sector has enjoyed rapid expansion, reaching an audience of international buyers and contributing to 83 percent of per annum exports, employing some 4.4 million people, and contributing over USD 32 billion to the economy.