Garment export to the US fell 24.75 percent year-on-year to $6.35 billion in January-October this year
The commerce ministry yesterday informed of having postponed its upcoming meeting on the latest labour rights reforms with five diplomats “for the Christmas holiday”.
government is likely to lower its economic growth target by one percentage point for the fiscal year ending in June
The government is going to hold a dialogue today on the latest labour rights situation as both the US and the European Union (EU), two major export destinations, are putting pressure for implementing commitments made in a National Action Plan (NAP).
Nearly 1,000 workers of Dird Composite Textiles Ltd staged a sit-in in front of the Department for Inspection of Factories and Establishments (Dife) and the Department of Labour (DoL) yesterday, demanding arrears amounting to nearly Tk 70 crore.
The elections to the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), the platform for apparel manufacturers and exporters, is going to be held in March next year to elect the leadership for 2024-26.
Festive season sales signalling a strong rebound in apparel shipment from Bangladesh
The government and business leaders have played down the significance of the diplomatic note from the Bangladesh embassy in Washington DC to the commerce ministry about possible measures like trade penalties and visa restrictions over labour issues.