European Union

January 23, 2023
January 23, 2023

Can Bangladesh overtake China to be EU’s biggest apparel source?

Bangladesh is poised to become the source of most of the European Union’s (EU) apparel as China, the largest apparel supplier worldwide, is witnessing a decrease in its share of trade with the bloc. 

January 19, 2023
January 19, 2023

Bangladesh retains 2nd place in RMG export to EU

Apparel shipments to the European Union (EU) grew 41.76 per cent year-on-year to hit $19.40 billion in the January-October period of 2022, according to data from Eurostat, the statistics department of the EU.

January 13, 2023
January 13, 2023

RMG export growth slows in US, EU for global uncertainty

The growth of garment shipment to the US and the European Union declined in July-December as consumers in the two largest export destinations of Bangladesh have remained concerned about the persisting economic uncertainty for the raging Russia-Ukraine war.  

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

EU announces € 3m for Bhasan Char

The European Union Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson, announced an additional funding of 3 million Euros for Bhasan Char.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

EU to grant candidature to Ukraine to join bloc amid Russia war

European Union leaders on Thursday are set to make Ukraine a candidate for joining the 27-nation bloc, a first step in a long and unpredictable journey toward full membership that could take many years to navigate.

June 11, 2019
June 11, 2019

EU wants Bangladesh to address human rights issues

The European Union wants Bangladesh to address the issues of inclusiveness of the political process, space for civil society and freedom of expression and media.

March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019

How much Brexit delay can EU allow?

The European Union expects British Prime Minister Theresa May to request a Brexit delay beyond March 29 after the divided UK parliament voted down her divorce agreed with the bloc for the second time on Tuesday.

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

EU to continue working with Bangladesh

European Union Ambassador to Bangladesh Rense Teerink yesterday said the EU wanted to continue working with Bangladesh.

December 6, 2018
December 6, 2018

India, China, US 4th highest carbon dioxide emitters

India, China, the US and the European Union (EU) have been ranked as the world’s top four emitters respectively of carbon dioxide accounting for 58 percent of global emissions in 2017, according to a study.

November 3, 2018
November 3, 2018

EU threatens to slap sanctions

The European Union has threatened to impose trade sanctions on Myanmar if it does not address the widespread human rights violations against the Rohingyas in Rakhine and other minorities in Kachin and Shan states.