RMG sector

RMG shipments: At the mercy of highway robbers

Readymade garment manufacturer A Plus Sweater Ltd had sent an RMG consignment to Chattogram Port from its Gazipur factory on eight covered vans on October 29 last year for shipment to Brazil.

RMG export target may be missed this fiscal year: BGMEA

Bangladesh may not able to achieve the apparel export target set for the current fiscal year because of the energy crisis, fall in work orders, and higher inflation in European countries, BGMEA President Faruque Hassan said today.

Storytelling can help Bangladeshi RMG makers stand out

RMG makers in Bangladesh have a compelling story to tell. And there is no better time to start doing it than now.

Why RMG sector needs a change of mindset

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

Health insurance in RMG sector / It was long overdue

Improving workers' health in the biggest sector of the economy, i.e. readymade garments (RMG) has been on the cards for some time now.

Why Bangladesh's apparel industry needs a voice

Bangladesh's ready-made garment industry, the world's second largest garment exporter, has made huge strides especially in the past few years.

Home textile industry in the red—again!

Last year the Bangladesh Terry Towel & Linen Manufacturers & Exporters' Association (BTTLMEA) wanted the government to stop the export of cotton waste so that raw materials become available for production.

A false alarm?

Following the visit of robot Sophia to Bangladesh in December last year, there has been a lot of discussion about the possibilities of using automation in industries and its impact on jobs. As the ready-made garment industry is our lifeline, the discussion has mainly been on the impact of automation in the RMG industry.

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.

January 27, 2023
January 27, 2023

RMG shipments: At the mercy of highway robbers

Readymade garment manufacturer A Plus Sweater Ltd had sent an RMG consignment to Chattogram Port from its Gazipur factory on eight covered vans on October 29 last year for shipment to Brazil.

October 30, 2022
October 30, 2022

RMG export target may be missed this fiscal year: BGMEA

Bangladesh may not able to achieve the apparel export target set for the current fiscal year because of the energy crisis, fall in work orders, and higher inflation in European countries, BGMEA President Faruque Hassan said today.

July 17, 2022
July 17, 2022

Storytelling can help Bangladeshi RMG makers stand out

RMG makers in Bangladesh have a compelling story to tell. And there is no better time to start doing it than now.

December 8, 2019
December 8, 2019

Why RMG sector needs a change of mindset

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

December 18, 2018
December 18, 2018

It was long overdue

Improving workers' health in the biggest sector of the economy, i.e. readymade garments (RMG) has been on the cards for some time now.

October 29, 2018
October 29, 2018

Why Bangladesh's apparel industry needs a voice

Bangladesh's ready-made garment industry, the world's second largest garment exporter, has made huge strides especially in the past few years.

July 17, 2018
July 17, 2018

Home textile industry in the red—again!

Last year the Bangladesh Terry Towel & Linen Manufacturers & Exporters' Association (BTTLMEA) wanted the government to stop the export of cotton waste so that raw materials become available for production.

February 20, 2018
February 20, 2018

A false alarm?

Following the visit of robot Sophia to Bangladesh in December last year, there has been a lot of discussion about the possibilities of using automation in industries and its impact on jobs. As the ready-made garment industry is our lifeline, the discussion has mainly been on the impact of automation in the RMG industry.

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.

March 7, 2017
March 7, 2017

Where is our RMG sector headed?

Of the 27 conventions, Bangladesh is yet to ratify the ILO convention concerning “Minimum Age for Admission to Employment”, and has often failed to provide timely reporting on the implementation of the ones it already ratified.