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Now Bangladesh eyes China’s cloth market


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 3 (IANS) With China rapidly progressing toward the high-tech industries than basic manufacturing items, Bangladesh is anticipating a big boom in its garment exports to the nearly $300 ... Read more...

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Indian designer menswear market has come of age: Anita Dongre (With Images)


April 1st, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Designer Anita Dongre, who has just launched her first menswear line, says the market for this in India has come of age, with more variations ... Read more...

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Bangladesh criticizes India’s ban on cotton export


March 8th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 8 (IANS) Bangladesh's garment sector is likely to face difficulties following shortage of cotton as India, the region's largest producer of the item, has imposed a ban on ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s exports to India to double by June


February 20th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) Encouraged by duty-free entry of its textile products into India, the value of total exports from Bangladesh to India is expected to double to $1 ... Read more...

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Dhaka apparel sector seeks relief


May 29th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 29 (IANS) Bangladesh's apparel industry has sought relief from the government, citing competitors, including India, that have bagged more export orders by reducing costs."China, India, and Pakistan have ... Read more...

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No more FDI in Bangladesh garment sector


May 16th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) Conceding demands from the readymade garments industry, the Bangladesh government has said it will not allow any more foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country's money-spinning ... Read more...

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Garment manufacturers protest duty on branded items


March 15th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Thousands of garment manufacturers from various parts of India, some of them clad in their undergarments, Tuesday marched to parliament, protesting the 10 percent ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to review wages after industrial violence


December 13th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 13 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has pledged to review any discrepancies in the wage revision it had prescribed for the three million-plus workers in the apparel sector after protests in ... Read more...

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RMG trade bodies plead government for cotton costs


September 27th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It has been come to news that the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) along with the Bangladesh Knitwear Manufactures and Exporters Association (BKMEA), of late ... Read more...

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Soon, Indian garments to be made in Bangladesh


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 2 (IANS) Fabric from India, made in Bangladesh. That is the deal several Indian apparel makers are hoping to stitch up. Indian shirt-maker NSL Textile, for instance, is trying ... Read more...

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Dhaka garment units resume work after security assurance


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) About 250 readymade garment units located on the outskirts of Dhaka, which saw violent protests by workers over closure of factories during last three days, resumed operations Wednesday ... Read more...

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Industrial workers protest closures in Dhaka


June 22nd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 22 (IANS) More than 30 people were injured in continuing clashes in Ashulia Industrial Area in suburban Dhaka Tuesday morning as workers protested the closure of factories by employers. The workers ... Read more...

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Most of goods destroyed in Tughlakabad fire not insured


April 11th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A day after goods worth crores of rupees were destroyed in a fire in a container depot in the capital, an exporter's group Sunday appealed to ... Read more...

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Zia blames ‘foreign hand’ for industrial violence


November 7th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 7 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia has blamed "instigation by competitor foreign countries" for the recurring violence in the country's money-spinning garment sector. Her accusation Friday ... Read more...

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New police force in Bangladesh to curb factory violence


November 5th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 5 (IANS) Bangladesh will introduce an industrial police force and separate intelligence unit to tackle recurring industrial violence, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Thursday. Her announcement while opening the ... Read more...

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Trade union to bargain with Dhaka garment unit owners (Lead)


November 1st, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 1 (IANS) A trade union will for the first time engage in collective bargaining with employers in Bangladesh's garments and knitwear sector, the country's principal foreign exchange earner, to ... Read more...

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Act against firm owner who didn’t pay wages, says Hasina


November 1st, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 1 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered action against a garment factory owner who locked out without paying wages to workers. The incident led to violence in ... Read more...

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Maran inaugurates India International Garment Fair


July 15th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Union Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran inaugurated the 43rd edition of the India International Garment Fair (IIGF) and the first exclusive silk exhibition 'Silk Paradise' here today.More ... Read more...

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Agitating workers set fire to factory in Bangladesh


June 29th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 29 (IANS) Agitating workers Monday set fire to a garment factory located on the outskirts of the capital, where violence over the past two days has left two workers dead ... Read more...

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Japanese firm gives tips to textile industry to fight recession


April 10th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Apr 10 (ANI): People associated with textile industry received tips to fight recession from a Japanese company at a seminar held in Bangalore.The industrial sewing giant from Japan, Juki, has set ... Read more...

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Goa to crack down on beachwear ‘hurting religious sentiments’


March 26th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 26 (IANS) The Goa government will crack down on the sale of clothes, particularly beachwear, carrying images of Hindu deities and quotations of scriptures on them. The action follows a ... Read more...

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Bangladesh fears militant attacks on garment factories


March 24th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 24 (DPA) Bangladesh Tuesday alerted its intelligence agencies and local governments against possible militant attacks on garment industries contributing major export earnings to its economy, a junior minister said. "We have ... Read more...

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Garment manufacturers popularizing organic clothes in Punjab


November 8th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Nov.8 (ANI): Garment manufacturers in Punjab, who initiated an awareness campaign on the ill effects of cotton cultivated with toxic chemicals, have now launched exclusive wear made ... Read more...

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Apparel council, Taiwan firm sign pact on functional fabrics


October 17th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) India's Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) Friday signed an agreement with a Taiwanese manufacturer to enhance the availability of functional fabrics in the country.Functional fabrics have an ... Read more...

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Bangladesh fears export trouble amid global financial meltdown


October 11th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 11 (DPA) Businesses and policymakers in Bangladesh said Saturday they fear that the global financial crisis might cause a slump in the country's export earnings as its major export destinations ... Read more...

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Homegrown Khali sells in enterprising Punjab


May 9th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
By Jaideep Sarin Jalandhar/Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) He may not have visited his adopted home state Punjab yet but the square jawed wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, or The Great Khali as he is ... Read more...

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Indian garment expo evokes interest in South Africa


April 14th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, April 14 (IANS) A two-city expo of Indian garments in South Africa by the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) last week was a success with almost every major store ... Read more...

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Pakistani products a major hit at Chandigarhs International Trade Expo


December 6th, 2007 - 6:22 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, Dec 6 (ANI): Pakistan products, apparel and cuisine were a major hit among the visitors and traders at the International Trade Expo in Chandigarh, which concluded yesterday. Over 100 exhibitors from Pakistan, ... Read more...

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