Tag archive of Garments

Brands won’t quit Bangladesh after attacks: Safety group Accord

Reuters/bdnews24.com The head of a group working on factory safety in Bangladesh for fashion retailers, including Inditex and H&M, expects many brands to actually increase sourcing from the country despite attacks claimed by Islamist militants. The Accord on Fire and Building Safety was set up by more than 200 mostly European brands, retailers and importers in 2013 to improve safety in Bangladeshi factories after the collapse of the Rana Plaza

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Bangladesh remains second largest garments exporter, against all odds

Refayet Ullah Mirdha, The Daily Star Bangladesh is the second largest apparel exporter in the world, after China. The market share of Bangladesh, in the $503 billion global garment items is 5.1 percent, according to data from the International Trade Statistics of the World Bank in 2014. China’s market share is 38.6 percent and Vietnam and India share 3.7 percent. However, China has been losing its market share mainly due to higher cost of production

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Speakers Urged to Make RMG Sector Friendly for Workers and Environment

Berlin, 24 October 2015 The Bangladesh Ambassador in Germany Mr Muhammad Ali Sorcar urged the owners, buyers and the officials related to garments sector to make the readymade garments (RMG) industry workers-friendly and at the same time environment-friendly one to make this sector sustainable in the competition of world apparel market. The Ambassador Mr Sorcar urged this while addressing the day-long workshop on “Clean Clothes: Improve Occupational

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