Bangladesh now biggest cotton trouser supplier to the US

Bangladesh now biggest cotton trouser supplier to the US

Bangladesh has surpassed China is supplying cotton trousers to its biggest export market - the United States.

Czech Republic will invest in Bangladesh, inks deal for trade

Czech Republic will invest in Bangladesh, inks deal for trade

Czech Republic has expressed interest in investing in a number of growing sectors in Bangladesh, including power generation and education.

09:20 AM, 23 May 2019 Thursday

Bangladesh`s exports to India grows a robust 53%, China 26%

Bangladesh`s exports to India grows a robust 53%, China 26%

Bangladesh's overall export to India reached US$1.07 billion during July-April period of the current fiscal (FY), 2018-19, marking a robust 53 per cent growth,

12:16 AM, 19 May 2019 Sunday

Apparel dominates all export policies of Bangladesh: Experts

Apparel dominates all export policies of Bangladesh: Experts

All other labour-intensive sectors did not grow as fast as garment due to lower benefits, experts have said

10:49 AM, 13 May 2019 Monday

‘Plummeting prices plaguing Bangladesh’s apparel industry’

‘Plummeting prices plaguing Bangladesh’s apparel industry’

After rise in manufacturing costs due to new pay structure, plummeting unit prices is the main challenge towards Bangladesh’s apparel industry now in the international market.

05:41 PM, 9 May 2019 Thursday

Bangladesh calls European investors to invest in SEZs

Bangladesh calls European investors to invest in SEZs

Bangladesh has reiterated its call to European investors to invest in the country’s 100 special economic zone (SEZs) and reap the package of opportunities on offer.

11:21 PM, 29 April 2019 Monday

Bangladesh calls upon US to ensure fair pricing of apparel

Bangladesh calls upon US to ensure fair pricing of apparel

Bangladesh has sought fair pricing of its apparel products from United States, the single biggest destination country for the Bangladesh’s garments exports.

12:47 PM, 29 April 2019 Monday

EU lauds Bangladesh govt’s steps to remove trade barriers

EU lauds Bangladesh govt’s steps to remove trade barriers

European Union has appreciated and expressed satisfaction on Bangladesh government’s steps to remove trade barriers curbing the ease of doing business in the country.

09:34 PM, 28 April 2019 Sunday

Bangladesh hosts business seminar in Japan to lure investment

Bangladesh hosts business seminar in Japan to lure investment

Bangladesh has hosted a business seminar in Fukuoka, Japan to highlight the country’s potential as an investment destination and expanding bilateral trade between the two nations.

01:34 AM, 20 April 2019 Saturday

Bangladesh`s apparel exports rise sevenfold in a decade

Bangladesh`s apparel exports rise sevenfold in a decade

Garment exports to new destinations grew sevenfold to $5 billion in the last one decade buoyed by market diversification drives and the government's stimulus package set aside for exploring opportunities in emerging markets, exporters said.

05:08 PM, 19 April 2019 Friday

Canada keen to expand trade & investment in Bangladesh

Canada keen to expand trade & investment in Bangladesh

Canada has shown interest to increase trade and investment with Bangladesh.

12:23 PM, 16 April 2019 Tuesday

Bangladesh encourages US to invest in power, energy sectors

Bangladesh encourages US to invest in power, energy sectors

Bangladesh has encouraged its biggest trade and investment partner United States to invest in the energy and power sectors.

07:41 PM, 5 April 2019 Friday

Trade war with China cost US economy $7.8b in 2018: study

Trade war with China cost US economy $7.8b in 2018: study

US President Donald Trump's trade battles cost the US economy $7.8 billion in lost gross domestic product in 2018, a study by a team of economists at leading American universities published this week showed.

11:27 AM, 18 March 2019 Monday

Bangladesh`s sweater exports rising; marks 18% gain

Bangladesh`s sweater exports rising; marks 18% gain

Bangladesh’s earnings from exporting sweaters, a sub-product of the apparel industry, has increased by 18.63 per cent, totalling USD 2.93 billion, in the first seven months (July-Jan) of FY2018-19.

12:25 AM, 1 March 2019 Friday

US, China sketch outlines of deal to end trade war

US, China sketch outlines of deal to end trade war

The United States and China have started to outline commitments in principle on the stickiest issues in their trade dispute, marking the most significant progress yet toward ending a seven-month trade war, according to sources familiar with the negotiations

03:48 PM, 22 February 2019 Friday

All export, import items in Bangladesh to be scanned: Minister

All export, import items in Bangladesh to be scanned: Minister

All the export and import consignments would be scanned before clearance to curb duty evasion, said Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal.

11:54 AM, 11 February 2019 Monday

Bangladesh looks to expand apparel exports to Poland

Bangladesh looks to expand apparel exports to Poland

Bangladesh’s apparel exports to Poland took a big leap during the running fiscal. The first six months logged in almost five times more earnings than the entire 2017-18.

12:15 AM, 8 February 2019 Friday

Bangladesh’s apparel exports gain 14% in labour unrest-hit Jan

Bangladesh’s apparel exports gain 14% in labour unrest-hit Jan

Bangladesh’s apparel exports gained 14.5 per cent during January – the month that saw the biggest spate of labour unrest witnessed in the garments industry in recent times.

04:21 PM, 6 February 2019 Wednesday

How tariff barriers complicate apparel sourcing across the world

How tariff barriers complicate apparel sourcing across the world

The average import tariff rate for clothing products worldwide stood at 17.0% in 2018 – almost twice as high as the rate for all manufactured goods combined, reports Just-Style.

03:43 PM, 4 February 2019 Monday

Malaysia hopes to win US textile buyers amidst US-China trade war

Malaysia hopes to win US textile buyers amidst US-China trade war

Amidst ongoing trade war between USA and China, Malaysia is seeing a huge potential in enhancing textile exports to the US.

12:30 PM, 21 January 2019 Monday

Good news! Govt may cut source tax for apparel further: Report

Good news! Govt may cut source tax for apparel further: Report

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has decided to reduce the source tax on readymade garments export earnings from 0.60 per centto 0.25 per centfollowing persistent demands by apparel makers to cut the tax further

10:50 AM, 27 December 2018 Thursday

India cashing in on US market`s kidswear shift from China: Report

India cashing in on US market`s kidswear shift from China: Report

India seems to have appeared as a major game changer in kidswear exports to USA in recently released apparel trade statistics by OTEXA.

01:59 PM, 18 December 2018 Tuesday

Bangladesh apparel sector to draw more FDI for US-China trade war

Bangladesh apparel sector to draw more FDI for US-China trade war

The ongoing trade war between China and the US will draw more investment for Bangladesh's apparel sector.

11:24 AM, 13 December 2018 Thursday

Bangladesh’s apparel growth to India sees 300% growth in Nov ‘18

Bangladesh’s apparel growth to India sees 300% growth in Nov ‘18

Bangladesh’s apparel exports to India saw a big surge in November, witnessing a growth of over 300 per cent during July-November 2018.

11:52 PM, 10 December 2018 Monday

PM Hasina calls for diversifying exports, reaping regional scopes

PM Hasina calls for diversifying exports, reaping regional scopes

Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has suggested businessmen to diversify the export basket, and especially reap the benefits of regional trade within Asia.

09:06 PM, 2 December 2018 Sunday