Bangladesh remains the second biggest apparel exporter

Bangladesh held on to its status as the second biggest apparel supplier in the world in 2017, accounting for 6.5 percent share of the market, according to data from the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

In 2017, Bangladesh exported garment items worth $29 billion, the data said. In 2016, Bangladesh’s share of the global apparel market was 6.4 percent. China remained the largest apparel supplier

Garments Industry in Bangladesh Economy

Ready made Garments (RMG) is a great prospect for the Bangladesh Economy especially in Exporting. Almost 80% of total export covers from this Sector. RMG impact a lot in the economy of Bangladesh such as contribution a large portion in the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) , Contribution to the GNP (Gross national Product), Economic Empowerment especially for Women because 80% of The Garments Worker are Women.

Leather Exports to Boost!

Bangladesh has its sights set on fostering growth in its leather manufacturing sector.

Speaking via teleconference on the opening day of last week’s Bangladesh Leather Footwear and Leathergoods International Sourcing Show in Dhaka, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said two more leather industrial centers will be established in Rajshahi and Chittagong augment and expand the industry beyond Dhaka.