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ILO to Expand Better Work Programme in Bangladesh.

By   /  March 9, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Daily Star reports that the International Labour Organization has targeted the end of the year to expand its Better Work Programme to 200 garment factories in Bangladesh. At present, the programme is running in 96 factories, where a total of 183,000 workers are employed, the United Nations agency said in a […]

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Latest Technologies for Increasing Jute Production Stressed.

By   /  March 8, 2016  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Experts at a day-long training workshop on ‘Production of high yielding local variety Jute, jute seeds and improved retting technology’ project laid emphasis on adopting latest technologies to get maximum output. Adoption of ribbon retting technologies for rotting and separation of the fiber helps the farmers

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German Envoy Sees Bangladesh as a Reliable Sourcing Destination.

By   /  March 1, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Bangladesh / Germany – Dhaka Tribune reports that Bangladesh is a reliable sourcing destination for German consumers for its high quality garment products, says German Ambassador to Bangladesh Thomas Prinz.

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Bangladesh: Corporate Tax Cut on RMG Sector Decided in Principle.

By   /  March 1, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Dhaka Tribune reports that Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said the government has decided in principle to lower corporate tax on the ready made garment sector which is now 35%.  He also said the Seventh Five Year Plan targetted to raise the country’s biggest industry’s contribution to gross domestic product to 33% from […]

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Garment Makers Shift Focus from Gujarat to West Bengal.

By   /  February 16, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Daily Star reports that Garment makers are no longer interested in setting up a warehouse in the Indian state of Gujarat and are now looking at West Bengal due to its proximity to Bangladesh. FBCCI President Abdul Matlub Ahmad, who has been lobbying the Indian government for the warehouse in Gujarat, […]

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Grab Business Opportunities in Bangladesh PM tells Investors.

By   /  February 9, 2016  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Daily Star reports that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reassured local and foreign investors of her government’s commitment to facilitating the implementation of their pragmatic proposals and simplification of investment procedure for the best use of their money.

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Bangladesh Finance Minister Tells Entrepreneurs He Will Consider RMG Corporate Tax Cut.

By   /  February 2, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – bdnews24 reports that Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said he will ‘think about’ the demand by RMG sector entrepreneurs to cut corporate tax on the sector from 35 to 10 percent.

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EU And its Partners Discuss Further Steps to Ensure Better Future for Bangladeshi Garment Industry Workers.

By   /  February 2, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Belgium / Bangladesh – The initiative born in the aftermath of the tragic factory collapses in 2013 has brought about some tangible progress. The Government of Bangladesh has put in place a legal framework for labour protection that has now to be effectively implemented. Also, important work has been done on initial safety inspections

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Bangladesh: Remediation Work Funding Among Challenges to Workplace Safety.

By   /  January 31, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Dhaka Tribune reports that Remediation financing for the ready made garment industry, computerized registration, accurate lists and data of factories and establishments and strong coordination among inspection authorities are key challenges to ensure workplace safety, said a report.

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Bangladesh PM to RMG Owners: Help Complete Garment Village.

By   /  January 21, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Dhaka Tribune reports that stressing the need for reducing dependence on the government, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urged ready-made garment (RMG) factory owners to help complete the work on Garment Village at Gazaria in Munshiganj for further development of the country’s RMG industry.

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