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Bangladesh to Pursue Duty Benefits for Garment Exports at WTO Summit.

By   /  November 23, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Daily Star reports that Bangladesh will once again urge the United States and other developed countries at the upcoming summit of the World Trade Organization to give duty-free access to garment items.

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Bangladesh: Scope for Garment Wage Hike.

By   /  November 13, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Daily Star reports that Bangladesh garment workers’ real wages have increased but there is scope for a further increase as competitiveness of the $27 billion export-earning sector has not eroded due to a wage spike in 2013, according to a study by Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies.

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Pakistan Government Urged to Convince Bangladesh for Lifting Jute Exports Ban.

By   /  November 13, 2015  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Pakistan / Bangladesh – International The News reports that jute product makers urged the Pakistan government to convince Bangladesh into lifting a ban on its fiber exports, saying this is hurting the local industry.

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Bangladesh Government Bans Jute Export for One Month.

By   /  November 4, 2015  /  Other Textile News, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – NewAge report that Bangladesh government on imposed a ban on raw jute export for one month with effect from today in a bid to ensure supply of the fibre to the local jute mills and to implement the Mandatory Jute Packaging Act 2010.In a circular, the textiles and jute ministry said

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India Explores Investment Options in Bangladesh Textiles and Clothing.

By   /  October 30, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Featured News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

India / Bangladesh – The Financial Express reports that Indian business delegation is exploring investment and sourcing potentials in the country’s textiles and clothing sector, but their local counterparts discourage involvement in stitching.  

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TPP Deal and its Impact on Bangladesh’s Apparel.

By   /  October 27, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Daily Star reports that Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is an agreement to form a free trade region within 12 countries — the US, Brunei, Chile, Singapore, New Zealand, Australia, Malaysia, Peru, Vietnam, Mexico, Canada and Japan — supposedly linking 40 percent of the global economy.

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Sweden for More Diversified Trade Ties with Bangladesh.

By   /  October 8, 2015  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Sweden / Bangladesh – The Financial Express reports that Swedish Ambassador in Dhaka Johan Frisell has said his country wants to further diversify trade relations between the two countries to the benefit of people from both Bangladesh and Sweden.

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Bangladesh Garment Exports to US will not be Hurt by Trans-Pacific Agreement.

By   /  October 6, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Featured News  /  No Comments

Bangladesh / United States – The Daily Star reports that Bangladesh’s garment exports to American market will not be affected by the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, a mega trade deal involving the US and 11 other Pacific Rim nations including Vietnam, its main competitor in apparel trade, an economist said.

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Bangladesh Plan to Build RMG Warehouse in Russia.

By   /  September 17, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Featured News  /  No Comments

Bangladesh / Russia – Dhaka Tribune reports that Bangladesh Finance Minister AMA Muhith said the government planned to set up a mainly readymade garment warehouse in Russia in a bid to increase trade with the Commonwealth of Independent States countries.

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Bangladesh RMG and Knitwear Sector Sets a Goal to Reach $50 Billion Export by 2021.

By   /  September 15, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Weaving & Knitting  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Financial Express reports that Bangladesh textile manufacturing sector and readymade garment industry (also the knitwear segment) are in fact inseparable and rolled into one. The burgeoning readymade garment and knitwear sector has set a goal to reach $50 billion export by 2021.

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