BGMEA’s ‘Bangladesh RMG 2021’ in Dec

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association is organising a mega event in December this year aiming at preparing a roadmap to fetch $50 billion by 2021 from apparel export.
The event styled ‘Bangladesh RMG 2021’ will be held in the Dhaka for three days from December 7 to 9.
‘The major objective of organising this event is to develop an effective roadmap to help increase earnings from RMG export to $50 billion by 2021 when the country will be celebrating golden jubilee of independence,’ BGMEA said in a statement on Thursday.
According to Export Promotion Bureau, the export earnings from RMG sector crossed $30 billion-mark for the first time at the end of the past 2013-14 financial year.
BGMEA expects that the earning would increase substantially in the coming years with coordinated efforts to develop further the
country’s premier export earning sector.
The three-day event will bring together the garment manufacturers and exporters, leading global brands, investors, experts and policymakers at a platform where they would find the way of expediting the immense prospect of apparel sector, the BGMEA said.
Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety (a group of North American apparel companies), GTZ (German Technical Co-operation) and American Apparel and Footwear Association will provide necessary support to BGMEA to organise the event.
Besides the major focus on the way of increasing of export earnings, the three-day ‘Bangladesh RMG 2021’ will address the environment and safety of the garment industry and its employees and workers. — BSS

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