Dhaka, Friday, 01 July 2022

USD 5 billion leather export possible

      Apparel correspondent: Commerce Secretary Dr Md Jafar Uddin said leather is a potential sector of Bangladesh. We have raw materials and skilled manpower. There is a huge demand for leather and ...

2021-03-26 | More

Leather sector investment sluggish as demand falls

Staff Correspondent: The leather industry has been struggling to get new investments because the demand for leather products has gone down in the global market due to the US-China trade ...

2019-05-25 | More

Leather industry facing tough time

      Staff Correspondent:  The leather industry is facing a tough time due to the relocation of tanneries to the incomplete leather estate in Savar.      

2018-06-27 | More

Huge market in Europe for Bangladeshi leather goods

Staff Correspondent: A new avenue of opportunity for Bangladeshi leather and leather goods can open up in European markets as China is losing its market share, said a top official ...

2018-05-04 | More

Apex Footwear Ltd announces appointment of two new CEO’s

      Staff Correspondent: Apex Footwear Limited (AFL) has appointed Abdul Momen Bhuiyan as Deputy Managing Director (DMD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its unit 1 and Rajendran Chandran Pillai as ...

2018-04-05 | More

Finished leather export quite worrying

Staff Correspondent:  A slump in the country’s finished leather exports is quite worrying. This also indicates that Bangladesh’s leather industry, being constrained with limited options, is not yet poised for ...

2018-03-03 | More

Leather sector needs more support

Apparel Report: The debate over how long the government should be dishing out incentives, often in cash, to export-oriented sectors, is still on. Despite this, it is indisputable that the ...

2017-11-19 | More

35 Percent of Hazaribagh tanneries shifted to Savar

Staff Correspondent: Minister of Industries Amir Hossain Amu said at Jatiya Sangsad that 35% of tanneries have thus far been shifted to Savar Tannery Estate from the city's Hazaribagh area.

2017-06-19 | More

Footwear market in Bangladesh expanding fast

Staff Correspondent: Footwear market in Bangladesh is expanding fast riding on the growing demand from a fashion forward middle class. The increasing purchasing capacity and a rising population are also ...

2017-04-22 | More

Tanners apprehend cancellation of Tk 1,100cr export orders

Apparel Report: Under pressure following the shutdown of their factories in the city’s Hazaribagh area, tannery owners apprehend that their export orders of some Tk 1,100 crore will be cancelled. ...

2017-04-13 | More

Tannery workers spending idle hours amid uncertainties

The Apparel Report:  Uncertainties gripped tannery workers at Hazaribagh in the capital since Saturday when power, water and gas supply connections to the factories were snapped. Approximately 30,000 tannery workers ...

2017-04-13 | More

Tannery owners threatened to blockade BSCIC building

Apparel Report:  The owners and workers of tannery factories  threatened to launch more intensive protest programmes if electricity, water and gas connections were not given within 15 days to the ...

2017-04-12 | More

Vietnam’s leather, footwear export  to climb up $26b

Apparel Report:  Vietnam is targeting to earn some 24 billion to 26 billion U.S. dollars from leather and footwear exports by 2020, according to the Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and ...

2017-04-12 | More

SC to hear appeal of tannery relocation fine on Mar 30

Apparel Report:   The Supreme Court has set March 30 for the appeal hearing of the High Court decision to fine 154 tanneries a total of Tk 308.5 million for polluting ...

2017-03-27 | More