Big groups are now investing in the apparel accessories segment mainly to meet their own requirements and grab the growing demand both in local and international markets, industry insiders said.
Women in the country's readymade garment sector face a range of discriminations including being subject to do more overtime duty than their male colleagues and getting fewer promotions, say a study report of Karmojibi Nari and CARE Bangladesh.
Published in Dhaka Tribune on Wednesday, 18 October 2017 ‘Tax rate disparity hinders industrial expansion’ Ibrahim Hossain Ovi Mashiur Rahman Currently, the accessories sector contributes $6.7 billion to RMG exports A disparity in the tax rate hinders industrial expansion in the [...]
Published in The Financial Express on Monday, 9 October 2017 Rethink multiple, package VAT rates, tariff value before switch Business leaders, economists suggest weighing effects of new VAT law against existing one FE Report The government should rethink merits of the existing [...]
As of June this year, the amount of accumulated default loans stood at around Tk1,19,000 crore, which is 12% of Bangladesh’s GDP.
Published in The Daily Star on Monday, 9 October 2017 Engage local firms to study impact of new VAT law Businesses urge NBR Star Business Report Businesses and economists yesterday suggested that the revenue authority engage local research firms to carry out [...]
Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) and Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) started joint work for the development of the country’s knitwear sector.
India extended a fresh US$4.5 billion-worth credit line for bankrolling Bangladesh's select development projects, with 17 hitting the preliminary priority list in the deal.
Bangladesh, for the first time, has entered into the 100-country club of the world's most competitive economies, according to the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2017-18 released by the World Economic Forum (WEF).