readymade garment industry

Salman bats for similar benefits to all exporters like RMG

All export-oriented sectors should get facilities similar to the privileges given to the readymade garment industry to promote diversification and reduce excessive reliance on a single sector, said Salman F Rahman, prime minister's private industry and investment adviser.

October 9, 2022
October 9, 2022

Knitwear continues dominance in export

The knitwear segment has retained its position as the country’s biggest export earner in the readymade garment industry and among all the sectors of Bangladesh. 

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

Salman bats for similar benefits to all exporters like RMG

All export-oriented sectors should get facilities similar to the privileges given to the readymade garment industry to promote diversification and reduce excessive reliance on a single sector, said Salman F Rahman, prime minister's private industry and investment adviser.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

RMG makers can go digital to remain visible

As the global economy is threatened by recession, RMG makers will have to come up with strategies to deal.

November 24, 2018
November 24, 2018

Getting end-consumers of our apparels to care about ethical sourcing

The readymade garment (RMG) sector of Bangladesh has made universally applauded advances in the fields of ethical and sustainable manufacturing practices, with huge investments being made in the sector to improve working conditions and environmental standards.

July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018

Bangladesh diversifies

Manufacturing in Bangladesh has for the last 30 years been defined by the readymade garment (RMG) industry—and for good reason. The nearly 7,000 RMG facilities in Bangladesh produce 16 percent of all manufactured goods and employ 55 percent of all workers in the manufacturing sector.

May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016

RMG: Smartest Strategies

Bangladesh's manufacturing sector has grown steadily as the country has industrialised. Manufacturing now accounts for 30 percent of GDP, nearly double the share of agriculture.

August 13, 2015
August 13, 2015

ELUSIVE REGAINING OF GSP BENEFITS IN THE USA

GSP is always riddled with the subjectivity of the benefit granting countries. Indeed, trade analysts would recognise that this element of subjectivity is one of the fundamental problems with the GSP regimes.

June 27, 2015
June 27, 2015

Our garment industry at a crossroad

In order to maintain the competitive advantage, there is a tendency of putting downward pressure on workers' wages and benefits. In this context, for the workers' welfare, there is a critical need for reducing the cost of doing business in Bangladesh.

May 1, 2015
May 1, 2015

Is the new model of trade unions the answer?

THE history and development of trade unions in the garment sector is different from other industrial sectors of Bangladesh.

April 26, 2015
April 26, 2015

100 workers sick drinking factory water in Ashulia

Over a hundred workers of a garment unit fall sick after drinking the factory’s supply water in Ashulia, on the outskirts of Dhaka.