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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...

Room remains for honing RMG knowhow

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

Though Bangladesh is the second largest exporter of apparel items, most of the work orders still come through agents, including buying houses and other third...

Traditional physical security system and beyond for Bangladesh's garment & textile industry

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

Bangladesh has set an export target of USD 50 billion by 2021 for the readymade garment (RMG) sector. The target appears slightly ambitious and sceptical...

Avoid becoming a boss from hell—don't micromanage!

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

One of the common reasons why someone is being labelled by his/her staff members as a "boss from hell", quite not surprisingly, is micromanagement. Other...

Water security is prerequisite to economic growth, sustainable dev

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

Many of us may not be aware of the fact that the World Water Day is an annual event observed on March 22 as a...

Facing up to reality

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

Someone has to tell the truth.The RMG sector faces difficulties that have been growing steadily and have reached crisis levels. These difficulties must be faced...

Affordable health insurance scheme for RMG workers in Bangladesh

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation piloted an inclusive business project in the readymade garment (RMG) industries of Bangladesh with funding support from The Embassy of the...

Opportunity coming Kenya's way in global garments trade

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

Kenya is rapidly becoming one of the biggest players in the world's textile manufacturing industry, and is tipped to be one of the next centres...

Sustaining RMG industry growth

2017-08-29 12:00:00

RMG & Textile

The RMG industry has been at the helm of Bangladesh exports for over the years and a significant contributor to GDP. This industry has, till...

Generation capacity up, but challenges remain

2017-08-28 12:00:00

Power & Energy

Bangladesh's overall electricity generation has currently reached to around 9,000 megawatt (MW) riding mostly on 'expensive' oil-fired power plants as low-cost power plants continued to...