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Bangladesh Govt Gives Permission to 41 Organisations to Export Raw Jute.

By   /  January 9, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – bdnews24 reports that  the government has given permission to 41 organizations to export 277,000 bales of raw jute as a “special measure”. Saikat Chandra Halder, PRO of the textile and jute ministry, informed the media of the decision. He said these organisations would be allowed to export raw jute against the 251 […]

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BGMEA Slams New York University Study on Bangladesh RMG Workers.

By   /  December 29, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Dhaka Tribune reports that the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has rejected outright a report on Bangladesh’s apparel workers by the New York University’s Stern Business School Centre for Business and Human Rights.  The rejection came at a press conference held at BGMEA in reaction to the report released.

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150 New Entrepreneurs Ready for Business Following ILO Training.

By   /  December 15, 2015  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Switzerland / Bangladesh – 50 new entrepreneurs will get down to business after receiving entrepreneurship training by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in collaboration with the Bangladesh Employers Federation (BEF). The group received certificates at a ceremony held at the BEF  to mark their successful

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China’s Shifting Textile Firms Raise Bangladesh’s Value Chain Share.

By   /  December 14, 2015  /  Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

China / Bangladesh – The Dhaka Tribune reports that Bangladesh’s textile value chain is rising faster than any other Asian countries because of low-cost manufacturing firms shifting out of China, according to Asian Development Bank (ADB). Firms from Singapore, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea,

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Cotton Use to Rise 10% on Higher Garment Exports in Bangladesh.

By   /  December 11, 2015  /  Cotton News, Featured News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Daily Star reports that cotton consumption will rise 10 percent to more than 1 million tonnes in Bangladesh this fiscal year on the back of higher demand from garment makers and favourable government policies for the textile sector, said the International Cotton

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Bangladesh: Apparel Export Continue to Register Healthy Growth.

By   /  December 9, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Featured News  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Daily New Nation reports that  Bangladesh’s apparel sector earned $10.45 billion from exports in the first five months (July-November) of the current fiscal, a 7.96 per cent rise over the same period last year, according to Bangladesh Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) data. The data shows that earnings from woven

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Two Ways Bangladesh Can Help Their Workers Have a Better Life.

By   /  December 8, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – ActionAid’s new policy report ‘Diversify and Conquer’ discusses what Bangladesh’s government needs to do to create decent jobs for the country’s workers so they have better employment alternatives to jobs in garment factories, where they are poorly paid and badly treated.

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Saudi Arabia to ‘Increase’ Import of RMG from Bangladesh.

By   /  November 30, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Saudi Arabia / Bangladesh – New Age reports that Saudi Arabia has agreed to increase import of readymade garments, medicine and some other quality products from Bangladesh to meet its increasing domestic needs. Saudi finance minister Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf conveyed the decision to finance minister AMA Muhith at a meeting,

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Bangladesh Offers Special Economic Zone to Spain.

By   /  November 30, 2015  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Bangladesh / Spain – The Daily Star reports that Bangladesh government offered a special economic zone (SEZ) to Spanish investors as Bangladesh’s trade with the European nation is on the rise, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said. “Spain is a good partner for Bangladesh as it is the country’s fourth largest export destination after the US, […]

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Taiwan Textile Fair Begins in Dhaka.

By   /  November 25, 2015  /  Fabric, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Taiwan / Bangladesh – Taiwan Textile Fair South Asia-2015 began at a city hotel to make Bangladesh familiar with Taiwan’s latest fibres, yarns, fabrics and apparels. Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) vice-chairman Shubhashish Bose inaugurated the two-day fair. Taiwan Textile Federation

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