RMG

Govt sets $110 billion export earnings for FY27 

The government has set a target to export goods and services worth $110 billion in the fiscal year of 2026-27, which is double the earnings recorded in the last financial year

Will corporations finally be held accountable?

EU’s new law on corporate responsibility a step in the right direction

We need to know more about Shein’s $9 jeans

First, is any of this even ethical? Second, how is Shein retailing clothing so cheaply?

Time for fashion brands, retailers to rethink green strategies

Over the past two or three years, we have seen a huge backlash against sustainability marketing in the West.

RMG export to US down 19% in January-February

Garment exports to the US declined 19.24% to $1.18 billion in January and February

Exports rise 10% to $5.1 billion in March

Despite the 10 percent growth in March, shipment is still 0.88 percent short of the monthly target at $5.14 billion

Buyers admire green effort, but don’t pay for it

Despite garment exporters transforming their factories, international buyers are not paying a premium for the products they source from the eco-friendly factories

US trade body urges govt to end detention of RMG workers

Before the minimum wage was raised to Tk 12,500 in December, thousands of workers took to the streets to press home their demand for a minimum salary between Tk 23,000 and Tk 25,000.

A garment powerhouse

Walk down the road in Savar, Gazipur or Narayanganj in the morning hours and you will see a long line of workers heading to work.

May 15, 2024
May 15, 2024

Govt sets $110 billion export earnings for FY27 

The government has set a target to export goods and services worth $110 billion in the fiscal year of 2026-27, which is double the earnings recorded in the last financial year

April 25, 2024
April 25, 2024

Will corporations finally be held accountable?

EU’s new law on corporate responsibility a step in the right direction

April 22, 2024
April 22, 2024

We need to know more about Shein’s $9 jeans

First, is any of this even ethical? Second, how is Shein retailing clothing so cheaply?

April 8, 2024
April 8, 2024

Time for fashion brands, retailers to rethink green strategies

Over the past two or three years, we have seen a huge backlash against sustainability marketing in the West.

April 6, 2024
April 6, 2024

RMG export to US down 19% in January-February

Garment exports to the US declined 19.24% to $1.18 billion in January and February

April 2, 2024
April 2, 2024

Exports rise 10% to $5.1 billion in March

Despite the 10 percent growth in March, shipment is still 0.88 percent short of the monthly target at $5.14 billion

March 30, 2024
March 30, 2024

Buyers admire green effort, but don’t pay for it

Despite garment exporters transforming their factories, international buyers are not paying a premium for the products they source from the eco-friendly factories

March 19, 2024
March 19, 2024

US trade body urges govt to end detention of RMG workers

Before the minimum wage was raised to Tk 12,500 in December, thousands of workers took to the streets to press home their demand for a minimum salary between Tk 23,000 and Tk 25,000.

March 2, 2024
March 2, 2024

A garment powerhouse

Walk down the road in Savar, Gazipur or Narayanganj in the morning hours and you will see a long line of workers heading to work.

March 2, 2024
March 2, 2024

The other side of global retailers

While Bangladesh’s garment sector struggles  to transition from basic products to high-end items, too many companies are going in for the same international contracts, intensifying competition among themselves.

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