Opinion

February 14, 2022
February 14, 2022

We must keep an eye out for Pakistan

Recently, I read that Pakistan, a major competitor of Bangladesh in garment and textile production, had hit record textile exports. The country posted an uptick in textile exports year-on-year of...

February 7, 2022
February 7, 2022

UN-WTO report does Bangladesh RMG a disservice

In Bangladesh’s RMG industry, we view ourselves as fighting for a position as the world’s second-most important garment sourcing hub.

January 31, 2022
January 31, 2022

Let’s show zero tolerance for pollution

Environmental issues related to the ready-made garment (RMG) sector of Bangladesh appear to have taken a back seat in recent years.

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

Time for RMG makers to think globally

When it comes to the geography of apparel production, the rules are changing, and this is something all Bangladeshi RMG manufacturers need to be aware of.

January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022

Clouds lift as RMG makers bounce back

In the spring of 2020, when the whole planet appeared to be going into lockdown and major fashion retailers were collectively cancelling billions of dollars’ worth of garment orders, it was...

January 3, 2022
January 3, 2022

Time for unity between RMG buyers and suppliers

One of the lessons that we learnt during Covid-19 is that suppliers and buyers need to collaborate more, moving away from adversarial relations. But how can we make the shift towards collaboration?...

December 27, 2021
December 27, 2021

End of 2021 brings déjà vu to apparel makers

There is a profound sense of déjà vu as we approach the end of 2021 and look forward to what the new year will bring.

December 20, 2021
December 20, 2021

Lessons to be learnt from 2021

The year 2020 was the toughest that I can remember as a business owner. Like many RMG manufacturers in Bangladesh, there were periods where I did not know how I was going to survive.

December 13, 2021
December 13, 2021

It’s time to talk about the cost of compliance in RMG sector

Doing business has become an increasingly costly endeavour in the global ready-made garment (RMG) industry.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Let’s give a new meaning to ‘Made in Bangladesh’

Made in Bangladesh” is a brand which now resonates around the world, thanks to the size and global reach of our RMG industry.