Bangladesh RMG

January 6, 2022
January 6, 2022

Bangladesh primed for $8b monthly RMG export

Garment manufacturers are confident about supplying garment products worth $8 billion a month to international buyers after Bangladesh consolidated its place in the global supply chain by remaining open for businesses even during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic.

April 12, 2020
April 12, 2020

Garment workers take to the streets demanding wages in Savar

Garment workers of at least 11 factories in Savar take to the streets this morning demanding wages of the previous month.

April 4, 2020
April 4, 2020

Thousands returning to Dhaka amid shutdown

Thousands of people were seen coming to Dhaka from Savar, Manikganj, Barishal, Mymensingh, Gazipur and many other parts of the country amid the nationwide shutdown enforced to combat the spread of coronavirus.

May 3, 2019
May 3, 2019

Govt committed to RMG workers’ welfare: commerce secretary

The government is firmly committed to the Sustainability Compact and the welfare of millions of readymade garment (RMG) workers, said Commerce Secretary Mofizul Islam.

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

RMG vision: The immediate and the important

It's an era of innovation. It's an era of efficiency. In one part of the world, they are making “smart” jackets, which are creating a microclimate for the wearers, by using carbon fibre heating pads, and are also using Amazon's smart assistant Alexa to even pre-heat the jacket before the consumers are putting them on.

January 11, 2019
January 11, 2019

Why Are Workers On The Streets?

Since January 6, garments workers in Mirpur, Uttara, Ashulia and Savar have been protesting on the streets (as of this issue going to print on January 9). Earlier, prior to the elections, garment workers had also protested in different industrial areas, in limited capacities. Why are workers protesting now—three months after the new minimum wage was declared?