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August, 2018

August 2018| 72 Pages

Of recent many international bodies and NGOs have released reports pertaining to labour rights’ violations in the garment manufacturing industry in various countries. Despite claims to the contrary, workers are reportedly still facing many issues, including harassment and physical abuse at factories. Even retailers are many a time turning a blind eye to get products as per their lead time and price point requirements. Though the concern for the workers is justified, the way some of these reports are presented, raises questions as to their intentions.

The issue also contains ‘Bangladesh Insight’, highlighting various issues pertaining to the industry – from expat connection; China’s market domination; how manufacturing high-end wedding gowns is proving ‘saviour’; how GSP denial by USA created ‘image crisis’; the country emerging from Least Developed Country position to developing nation status; and finally the ramifications of the upcoming general elections…


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Mass Customisation, MTM and Bespoke: Alike or Not?

There are finer differences between the terms, Mass Customization (MC), Made-to-Measure (MTM) and Bespoke Manufacturing (BM). Unfortunately, knowingly or unknowingly, people often use wrong terminology on several occasions.

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China slashing tariff opens new opportunities for Bangladesh

Industry sees new growth opportunity after China cuts tariff on imports from Bangladesh

Jul 03, 2018  |  Trade

GSP denial and its sorry trails

Lack of GSP has hit apparel exports from Bangladesh; Germany and other European markets emerge strongly as probable substitutes.

Jul 04, 2018  |  Trade

Men go casual – Top S/S’19 menswear trends from London & Milan

The industry today, is focusing on the increasingly casual lifestyle of younger men - giving them a mix of modernity and tradition menswear trends.

Jul 10, 2018  |  Trends

Bangladesh’s expat connection!

Shortage of quality manpower compels Bangladesh to depend on overseas professionals.

Jul 12, 2018  |  Human Resource

Upcoming general election and its ramifications on the RMG sector

With Bangladesh heading towards general elections soon, there are apprehensions as to its effects on the garment sector.

Jul 16, 2018  |  Trade

Experts believe manufacturing high-end wedding gowns is the way ahead…

The production of wedding gowns can give apparel manufacturers a break from the current sluggishness the apparel industry is facing worldwide.

Jul 17, 2018  |  Sourcing

Textile manufacturers encourage US to impose additional tariff on Chinese Goods; Retailers nervous of implications

US retailers are worried over ongoing US-China trade-war after Trump administration announced additional tariff. Here’s how it might affect world trade of garments.

Jul 17, 2018  |  Trade

LDC to Developing Nation: What does Bangladesh’s economic progress mean for the apparel Industry

Amidst fears of losing trade benefits after graduating LDC status, Government initiates various steps to neutralise the same.

Jul 18, 2018  |  Policy