garment export

August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

Export basket: Garment’s clout only grows

Despite a lot of emphasis by policy-makers on cutting dependence on a single product for exports over the years, the share of readymade garments has increased gradually, putting external sales, jobs, and the economy as a whole at risk. 

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

Apparel shipment to US logs record 51% rise

Garment exports to Bangladesh’s single largest destination, the USA, rose by 51.57 per cent year-on-year to $9.01 billion in the just concluded fiscal year.

July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

BGMEA targets $100 billion garment export by 2030

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) targets exporting $100 billion worth garment items from the country by 2030 as the local apparel suppliers are diversifying the products and markets.

June 15, 2021
June 15, 2021

BGMEA urges Switzerland for extension of duty-free access

The garment makers' platform today urged Switzerland to extend duty-free access to Bangladeshi apparels for 10 years under the Everything but Arms scheme to ensure smooth transition of Bangladesh to a developing country

January 7, 2020
January 7, 2020

Govt to give 1% addl cash incentive to garment exporters

The Bangladesh Bank has issued a circular increasing one percent special cash incentive on export receipts of apparel items from the country, which was pending since July last year.

September 22, 2017
September 22, 2017

Water: Garments’ invisible price

Bangladesh boasts as being the world's number two garment exporter. Every third European has a T-shirt made in Bangladesh on his back. Every fifth American wears jeans manufactured in Bangladesh.