- Since 1978 -

Bangladesh Apparel Indsutry.

Who we are

The apparel industry of Bangladesh started its journey in the 1980s and has come to the position it is in today. The late NuroolQuader Khan was the pioneer of the readymade garment industry in Bangladesh. He had a vision of how to transform the country. In 1978, he sent 130 trainees to South Korea where they learned how to produce readymade garments.

With those trainees, he set up the first factory “Desh Garments”¬† to produce garments for export. At the same time, the late Akhter Mohammad Musa of Bond Garments, the late Mohammad Reazuddin of Reaz Garments, MdHumayun of Paris Garments, Engineer Mohammad Fazlul Azim of Azim Group, Major (Retd) Abdul Mannan of Sunman Group, M Shamsur Rahman of Stylecraft Limited, the first President of BGMEA, AM Subid Ali of Aristocrat Limited also came forward and established some of the first garment factories in Bangladesh.

Following their footsteps, other prudent and hardworking entrepreneurs started RMG factories in the country. Since then, Bangladeshi garment industry did not need to look behind. Despite many difficulties faced by the sector over the past years, it has carved a niche in world market and kept continuing to show robust performance.

 

Going Green

Bangladesh Garments Going Green

Denim Factories of Bangladesh

The Milestones of the RMG Industry

1995

Realistic Solution of child labor issue with ILO, UNICEF & US Embassy

2005

Phase out of MFA Quota

2009

Successfully faced Global Recession

2010

Ranked as the 2nd Largest Apparel Exporting Country

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