History of RMG Sector in Bangladesh
Muhaiminul Islam Ovi
Bangladesh University of Textiles
Now a days textile sector of Bangladesh retains it's top position in global market. This can't be gained overnights. Bangladesh can get it's present position by dint of merit and industry of people of Bangladesh. The base of textile sector was first established in 60th decade of the last century. "Mercury shirts" which is originated from Karachi started the RMG business first. The industry exported shirts to the European market in 1965-66 first.
|Workers in RMG Industry|
- Riaz garments
- Jewel garments
- Paris garments.
Another garments known as Desh Garments, also treated as the pathfinder of textile sector in Bangladesh.
In 1979 Desh Garments opened a joint venture project with south Korean company "Daiyuu".
At present RMG sector of Bangladesh deals with 22 billion USD every year. 4 million people directly depend on the ups and downs of the sector.the 81% of the total export earnings are come from this textile sector.
The textile sector passes it's golden time now.with the help of the government and different organizations we may hope for the betterment of this sector.