Sami Alam, an aspiring fashion designer, decided to use his penchant for fashion to tell the story of these workers and highlight their unacknowledged labour. He designed the thought-provoking collection “Blood, Sweat and Tears” for his Master's graduation at International Fashion Academy (IFA) in Paris, France.
The government will continue to provide incentives to 12 sectors as an alternative to direct cash support on export receipts with a view to helping exporters tackle potential challenges in the post-LDC era, a top official said yesterday.
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.
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.
RMG makers in Bangladesh have a compelling story to tell. And there is no better time to start doing it than now.
“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.”
Improving workers' health in the biggest sector of the economy, i.e. readymade garments (RMG) has been on the cards for some time now.
Bangladesh's ready-made garment industry, the world's second largest garment exporter, has made huge strides especially in the past few years.
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.