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Activewear – Turning the apparel business in a new direction

11 months ago

Activewear is increasingly accepted as fashion wear and has led to the emergence of athleisure fashion trends. During the pandemic, leggings, sweatpants, and loungewear became part of professional wardrobes. After the pandemic, the practice still continued.

Upcoming 'Made in Bangladesh Week' gets new website

1 year ago

Will showcase stories of the sector, especially its strides in the areas of workplace safety, environmental sustainability and workers' wellbeing The official website of “Made in Bangladesh Week” has been launched, containing detailed information about the weeklong expo in November later this year.

‘Industry-academia collaboration needed to meet future challenges of RMG’

1 year ago

According to the acting president of BGMEA, partnerships between the industry and academia would be instrumental in research and knowledge while generating a qualified and competent workforce for the apparel industry.

Bangladesh RMG industry is a front-runner in sustainability

1 year ago

BGMEA has proactively taken the issue of sustainability at the core of its strategic vision. BGMEA Vice President Shahidullah Azim said the RMG industry of Bangladesh envisions pursuing growth in a sustainable manner that takes care of people and the planet.

Bangladesh boasts 171 Leed-certified green RMG factories now

1 year ago

Green factories help cut down the usage of energy by 40% and consumption of water by more than 30%. The readymade garment (RMG) sector of Bangladesh now has 171 US Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (Leed) certified green factories, the highest in the world.

French retailer Carrefour to expand its business in Bangladesh

1 year ago

During a courtesy visit to BGMEA President Faruque Hassan at the BGMEA Complex on Monday, Jean Marie Fouque, director (Textile Global Sourcing) of Carrefour, discussed prospects of increasing apparel sourcing from Bangladesh

BGMEA requests uninterrupted gas supply to state minister, energy adviser

1 year ago

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has requested the government to immediately ensure an uninterrupted gas supply to apparel factories.

BGMEA targets making 50% products with recyclable materials by 2030

1 year ago

The garment makers today said they would manufacture half of the apparel products by using recyclable materials by 2030. To materialise the plan, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) launched the Circular Economy in Bangladesh’s Apparel Industry (CREATE) project today.

World Bank: Bangladesh needs strong reforms to continue its growth trajectory

1 year ago

Private banks are underperforming, while currency swap will not be profitable for Bangladesh, says Planning Minister MA Mannan Bangladesh has been among the top 10 fastest-growing nations in the past decade, but amid the current global economic situation, Bangladesh needs a strong reform agenda to sustain its growth trajectory, said a World Bank report.

Knitwear continues dominant in export

1 year ago

The knitwear segment has retained its position as the country’s biggest export earner in the readymade garment industry and among all the sectors of Bangladesh.