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A unique platform for the global textile value-chain

2017-10-30 00:00:00

RMG & Textile 4

The International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) is one of the oldest non-governmental and non-profit international trade organisations. It was founded in 1904 and comprises members...

Stakeholder mapping, engagement strategies crucial for RMG industry

2017-10-30 00:00:00

RMG & Textile 4

The readymade garment (RMG) industry is the leading sector in Bangladesh in terms of foreign exchange earnings. The sector witnessed on average 16 per cent...

The American market for Bangladesh garments

2017-10-30 00:00:00

RMG & Textile 4

The single largest market for "Made in Bangladesh" garments is the United States of America. In 2016, Bangladesh exported US$5.5 billion worth of garments to...

Inclusive business: Ladder for higher productivity, better working condition

2017-10-30 00:00:00

RMG & Textile 4

People with special abilities, generally known as persons with disabilities, who constitute 10 per cent of the total population, are very much part of our...

One unit of power saved is worth two generated!

2017-10-17 12:00:00

Power & Energy 2

Mr. X is a very smart senior officer in a company. His room is well decorated, air conditioned, brightly lit, and glass windows are covered...

Omera: Best practices in energy industry

2017-10-17 00:00:00

Power & Energy 2

There is ample opportunity to bridge the nation's gas crisis with alternate fuels. Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) is the greenest form of alternate fuel as...

Bashundhara LP Gas: The pioneer

2017-10-17 00:00:00

Power & Energy 2

The beginning, in the year of 1999, Bashundhara LP Gas Limited, started off as the First Private LP Gas importing, bottling and marketing company in...

‘LPG industry needs a strong regulator’

2017-10-17 00:00:00

Power & Energy 2

Demand for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) risen significantly in Bangladesh with growth of over 42 per cent to 45 per cent. Eleven private sector companies...

Technology, trade, climate: Orientation in disruptive times

2017-09-28 00:00:00

RMG & Textile

Switzerland-based International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) is one of the oldest global organisations, which has been serving the world textile sector since 1904. This knowledge-based...

Policy support in powering accessories sector ahead

2017-09-28 00:00:00

RMG & Textile

Abdul Kader Khan —FE Photo The local accessories makers meet more than 90 per cent of the country's readymade garment (RMG) sector's demand and also...

Encouraging investment thru' economic zones for rapid economic growth

2017-09-28 00:00:00

RMG & Textile

Investment is the prime vehicle for a country's overall development and progress, especially in the developing countries like Bangladesh. The contribution of Foreign Direct Investment...

Effective communication -- a vital tool for building positive image of RMG sector

2017-09-28 00:00:00

RMG & Textile

The readymade garment (RMG) industry is the leading sector in Bangladesh in terms of foreign exchange earnings. It accounts for 80 per cent of total...

Enterprise-based training: The need of the hour of RMG industry

2017-09-28 00:00:00

RMG & Textile

The readymade garment (RMG) sector is one of the economic lifelines of the country, but a bottleneck hampers the efficiency and productivity of the industry...

Ensuring transparency and accountability

2017-09-28 00:00:00

RMG & Textile

The launch of a pilot phase for a four-year project in April this year to map the readymade garment (RMG) factories in Bangladesh ushered in...

The evolution of Bangladesh readymade garment sector

2017-09-28 00:00:00

RMG & Textile

The readymade garment sector emerged through the establishment of several thousand factories. The following table gives the distribution of factories according to the employment size....

How serious is it for Bangladesh's RMG export?

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

Export of 'Made in Bangladesh'-tagged garment items to the European Union (EU) or its duty-free access under a relaxed rule of origin unilaterally given by...