Garment exporters in Bangladesh need to focus more on high-end, value-added garments like technical garments as their demand is high in the global market, Faruque Hassan, president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, said on Tuesday ( BGMEA).
The demand for articles of clothing made from synthetic fibers (MMF) is increasing in the global market, and Bangladeshi clothing exporters should seize this opportunity, he said during a discussion hosted by the Bangladesh Apparel Youth. Leaders Association in a city. Hotel.
He said it was a good sign that orders from brands and retailers are coming to Bangladesh after the European and US economies reopened and it would help the Bangladesh garment industry recover from the fallout from the pandemic.
“Bangladesh should aim to pursue a higher growth vision, diversifying textile materials from cotton to non-cotton to make its business sustainable amid the fierce competition in the global market,” Faruque said. “Now is the time to move from quantity to quality, from volume to value. “
He invited foreign investment in Bangladesh’s non-cotton textile industry, such as the production of synthetic fiber-based (MMF) garments, which will create demand for man-made fibers and other raw materials in the local market.
Mohammad Ali Khokon, President of the Bangladesh Textile Mills Association, Mohammad Hatem, Executive President of the Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association, SM Rashidul Islam, Secretary General of the Economic Reporters Forum, Rafez Alam Chowdhury, Former President of Bangladesh Garment Accessories and Packaging Manufacturers and Exporters Association also spoke.