Refayet Ullah Mirdha

September 9, 2021
September 9, 2021

Prospects brighten for cotton import from Uzbekistan

The prospects to resume buying cotton from Uzbekistan have improved for Bangladesh after the United States lifted the ban on sourcing the key textile raw material from the country following...

September 8, 2021
September 8, 2021

Govt mulls policy on food delivery

With the demand for food delivery through online purchase growing fast, the government is planning to frame a policy in order to streamline the business and protect interests of all the actors in...

September 7, 2021
September 7, 2021

Apparel orders staging a strong comeback

The flow of work orders to the garment industry is rebounding strongly on the back of the reopening of stores of retailers and brands in Europe and the US, the two main export destinations for the...

September 7, 2021
September 7, 2021

Spinners on an expansion spree

The spinning industry in Bangladesh is witnessing massive investment as local entrepreneurs are either expanding their production capacities or setting up new units as the demand for garment raw...

September 3, 2021
September 3, 2021

Exports rebound strongly in Aug

Earnings from merchandise exports significantly rebounded in August by 14 per cent year-on- year to reach $3.38 billion, buoyed by garment shipments, particularly knitwear items.

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

Garment export weighed down by high production costs

Garment exporters have been feeling the pinch of an unusual rise in the cost of production fuelled by hikes in yarn prices and freight charges in the wake of a recovery in export during this time...

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

Accord signatories enter new pact

The former signatories of the Accord Bangladesh have joined together to continue their legally binding commitments to workplace safety in Bangladesh and expand the programme to other countries.

August 23, 2021
August 23, 2021

Yarn run-in ends

The dispute between spinners and garment manufacturers was resolved after the two sides fixed the price of the widely consumed 30-carded yarn at a maximum of $4.20 per kilogram.

August 22, 2021
August 22, 2021

High transport costs bear down on RMG exporters

Garment exporters are feeling the pinch of exorbitant transport fares as the rebound in the shipment of goods thanks to the reopening global economy has raised the demand for trucks and covered vans.

August 20, 2021
August 20, 2021

Evaly’s liabilities Tk 543cr, higher than BB finding

Beleaguered e-commerce platform Evaly, which faces inquiries by the government, said its liabilities to customers and merchants stood at Tk 543 crore as of mid-July, which is 35 per cent higher...