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    RMG sector gets highest 5% cash incentive

    Dominating export sector, the readymade garments industry is getting a highest cash incentive of 5 per cent in the budget for fiscal 2019-20.

  • RMG sectors in 2018-19 Bangladesh Budget

    Corporate tax hiked for RMG units

    Corporate tax for the readymade garments units will be hiked to 15 per cent, what Finance Minister AMA Muhith proposes in his budget for fiscal 2018-19.

  • RMG workers

    RMG worker’s death: Fellows block Dhaka-Aricha highway

    The RMG workers, who blocked Dhaka-Aricha highway in Savar protesting the death of their fellow worker this afternoon, withdrew the agitation following the garment authorities' assurance of providing Tk 8 lakh as compassion.

  • Making strides in workers' rights

    On November 24, 2012 a fire broke out in Tazreen Fashions garment factory in Ashulia that led to the death of at least 112 workers trapped in a building without adequate emergency exits.

  • Moving forward from the Rana Plaza tragedy

    The readymade garments (RMG) sector of Bangladesh has undertaken significant compliance measures to ensure safety of factories...

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    Security issues: 790 RMG factories shut down, says minister

    A total of 790 readymade garment factories, including 39 export-oriented ones, are shut down following inspections under the supervision of Jatiya Udyog, Accord and Alliance, the commerce minister says.

  • RMG worker’s body found at Ashulia factory

    Police recover ed the body of a readymade garment worker at his factory in Ashulia of Savar, outskirts of Dhaka.

  • 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.

  • US committed to protect factory workers: Bernicat

    The United States is committed to continue efforts to protect Bangladesh’s factory workers, US Ambassador Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat says.

  • Significant progress in RMG safety

    The Transparency International's Bangladesh chapter (TIB) has termed the work done over the last three years by the readymade garments (RMG) sector on improving safety standards as “revolutionary”.

  • Not-So-Sweet-16 “scenarios”

    A forty-six page report is supposed to be impressive. An educated guess would indicate that there are at least twenty thousand words in there...

  • Bangladesh remains at the top

    According to a recent report by McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, Bangladesh is slated to remain the top sourcing nation for global retail of readymade garments (RMG) for the next five years.

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