Dhaka, Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Govt support needed for seizing opportunities in apparel sector 

      Apparel Correspondent:  Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) President Faruque Hassan said the government could play a supportive role in harnessing the emerging opportunities of Bangladesh's textile and ready-made ...

2022-02-24 | More

Per capita income to reach $3,089 in next FY: Finance minister

      Apparel Correspondent:  Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal recently expressed optimism of achieving targeted 7.2 per cent GDP growth in the current fiscal year (FY) after a meeting of the cabinet ...

2022-02-24 | More

October exports reach record-high $473 crores

            Apparel Correspondent:  A record amount of export earnings has reached the country in a single month after overcoming the inertia of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this way, the export sector is ...

2021-09-20 | More

Bangladesh apparel manufacturers urge govt to keep factories open during upcoming strict lockdown

Apparel Correspondent:   Mentioning the country will experience massive loss per day from export if the factories remain close, Bangladesh apparel makers have urged the government to keep factories open during ...

2021-07-16 | More

BGMEA welcomes move of The Walt Disney to reinstate Bangladesh as permitted sourcing country

      Apparel Correspondent: Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) President Faruque Hassan welcomed the timely and welcoming move by the Walt Disney in recognition to the all-out progresses and transformation ...

2021-07-05 | More

Bangladesh works for sustainable trade facilities thru FTAs: Tipu Munshi 

Apparel Desk:  Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi recently said Bangladesh is working to create sustainable trade facilities by singing Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with different friendly countries.

2021-06-28 | More

Keep RMG factories open during COVID-19 lockdown

Apparel Correspondent:  Bangladesh readymade garment (RMG) manufacturers and exporters have demanded the government to keep factories open during the COVID-19 lockdown. The leaders made the call at a joint press conference ...

2021-04-11 | More

Tk200cr budget allocation sought for women entrepreneurs

      Apparel Correspondent: The Bangladesh Women's Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI) has proposed to allocate Tk 200 crore national budget allocation for women entrepreneurs affected by the COVID-19 in the ...

2021-03-30 | More

WB approves $120m for agricultural development

      Apparel Correspondent:  The World Bank (WB) has approved $120 million to help Bangladesh improve food security by enhancing climate resilience and productivity of irrigated agriculture and fisheries Dhaka office of the ...

2021-03-30 | More

4pc allocation of GDP sought for social safety net

      Apparel Correspondent: Economic analysts and development experts have demanded an increase in allocations to the government's social safety net scheme as many people have fallen below the poverty line due ...

2021-02-15 | More

4th anniv of The Apparel News celebrated

      Apparel Desk: The 4th founding anniversary of The Apparel News was observed at its Dhaka Bureau Office in Savar on Friday, January 22.      

2021-02-15 | More

Bangladeshi garments suppliers win lawsuit against US buyers

      Apparel Correspondent: A group of Bangladeshi garments suppliers have won a US $40 million lawsuit against US clothing giant Sears, according to a report published by Forbes, a US economic ...

2021-02-15 | More

3.5 lakh RMG workers lost jobs during COVID-19 pandemic

      Apparel Correspondent: The readymade garment (RMG) sector plays a major role in the employment and export economy of the country. A total of 3,57,000 RMG workers have lost their jobs ...

2021-02-15 | More

DSL celebrates 1st anniversary

Apparel Correspondent: Dongyi Sourcing Limited (DSL) has celebrated its first anniversary in a brighter setting at the Le Meridien hotel in the capital's Uttara on Friday, January 15.  

2021-01-21 | More

SPWA unveils SHADOW magazine

      Apparel Desk: Screen Print Welfare Association (SPWA), an organization of printing sector of country’s garment industry, unveiled its yearly magazine SHADOW on Friday, January 1 at Sector-7 Party Center in ...

2021-01-21 | More

F-commerce brings fortune during Covid-19 pandemic

      Apparel Correspondent: The innovative idea helps businesses to meet the challenges. It becomes more relevant when the epidemic comes and creates an existential crisis.      

2021-01-21 | More

Heritage of Belkuchi's handloom

      Khandaker Mohammad Ali, Sirajganj: Handloom, high-quality art, is a part of our tradition. But we are now about to lose it.  The handloom of Sirajganj’s Belkuchi Upazila is well-known in ...

2021-01-21 | More

Increasing income in non-traditional products

Apparel Correspondent: Once upon a time, jute, the golden fiber of Bangladesh, was the most important cash crop and exporting product of the country. Now the readymade garment (RMG) has ...

2021-01-04 | More

Small business owners hold their breath post-confinement

Staff Correspondent: After months of economic turmoil triggered by the long coronavirus lockdown, battered small and medium-sized businesses are attempting to pick up the pieces. The post-confinement world remains a ...

2020-07-05 | More

Corona downs garment shipments to a decade-low

Staff Correspondent: The unprecedented coronavirus pandemic has put a scar in apparel shipments as earnings from the country’s main export item in the immediate past fiscal year fell significantly compared ...

2020-07-05 | More