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One-sixth of factories fix flaws, finds Accord

One-sixth of factories fix flaws, finds Accord

MONIRA MUNNI 2020-02-02 10:18:35

Only 273 garment factories out of 1,600 inspected by the western retailers' platform, Accord, have managed to fix the safety hazards found in initial inspection. The Accord on Fire and Building Safet...

Over 500 RMG units get listed as green factories

Over 500 RMG units get listed as green factories

FE REPORT 2020-01-26 10:40:31

More than 500 garment factories in the country have registered themselves for opting green or environment-friendly production facilities, and these units are proceeding towards ensuring long-term sust...

BGMEA stops UD issuance to 84 non-compliant units

BGMEA stops UD issuance to 84 non-compliant units

Monira Munni 2020-01-10 10:38:14

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has temporarily suspended issuing utilisation declaration (UD) certificates to 84 non-compliant factories, said industry insiders...

Digital frauds target RMG export payments

Digital frauds target RMG export payments

MONIRA MUNNI 2019-12-24 10:35:56

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has asked its member factories to remain alert against fraud emails, seeking transfer of export payments from the buyers. After bein...

Boiler inspection at RMG units may start middle of next year

Boiler inspection at RMG units may start middle of next year

MONIRA MUNNI 2019-12-15 10:50:49

Boiler safety inspection in the country's readymade garment (RMG) factories would start in the middle of next year under the supervision of brands, trade unions and manufacturers, sources said. Earli...

Jhut export on the rise, recycled yarn producers feel the pinch

Jhut export on the rise, recycled yarn producers feel the pinch

ISMAIL HOSSAIN 2019-12-14 10:44:34

Increasing export of jhut or leftover scraps of fabric, a by-product of ready-made garment (RMG) sector has hit the local recycled yarn producers. Earlier, there was a big local market for recycled...

Artificial fibre import doubles in five years

Artificial fibre import doubles in five years

MONIRA MUNNI 2019-11-27 11:05:50

Import of manmade fibre (MMF), especially polyester and viscose, has doubled since 2014, showing gradual shifting of the country's RMG industry to use of non-cotton fibre in manufacturing apparel item...

Ralph Lauren resumes sourcing from BD

Ralph Lauren resumes sourcing from BD

MONIRA MUNNI 2019-11-18 10:51:17

Ralph Lauren, one of the world's largest fashion brands, has resumed sourcing from Bangladesh with reopening its office here in Dhaka, sources said. The American company stopped sourcing garment item...

Row over 'Nirapon' activities: US retailers want BD to support their platform

Row over 'Nirapon' activities: US retailers want BD to support their platform

FE Report 2019-11-14 10:48:13

A group of US apparel retailers and importers has urged Bangladesh government and other stakeholders to support their platform Nirapon's efforts to improve worker safety in the country's readymade gar...

BGMEA seeks slew of measures to remain competitive

BGMEA seeks slew of measures to remain competitive

MONIRA MUNNI 2019-10-27 10:28:03

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has sought at least an additional Tk 2.0 on top of the market-based exchange rate per US dollar. It also demanded several other meas...

BGMEA board gets extension again

BGMEA board gets extension again

FE Report 2018-01-30 10:12:37

The government extended again the tenure of the BGMEA board of directors by one year on Monday, bypassing the election that was supposed to be held on March 07 next, sources said. They said the move...