readymade garments (RMG)

June 13, 2019
June 13, 2019

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.

June 7, 2018
June 7, 2018

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.

May 5, 2018
May 5, 2018

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.

November 24, 2017
November 24, 2017

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.

April 24, 2017
April 24, 2017

Moving forward from the Rana Plaza tragedy

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

June 20, 2016
June 20, 2016

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.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

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.

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.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

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.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

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”.