BGMEA

(redirected from Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association)
AcronymDefinition
BGMEABangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (also seen as GMEA)
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A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) and Sao Paulo Chamber of Commerce in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has planned to establish a Readymade Garments (RMG) Sustainability Council (RSC) to ensure a complete and independent national compliance monitoring system in Bangladesh.
The central fund under the Labour and Employment Ministry has been created with 0.03% of the export volume of the industries under Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) and Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) for welfare of the workers of the export oriented RMG sector.
It seems the deployment of border guards has worked," said Reaz-Bin-Mahmood, vice president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association. Protests over poor wages, benefits and working conditions are frequent in Bangladesh but have gained in intensity since April when a factory complex collapsed, killing more than 1,100 people in one of the world's worst industrial disasters.
Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association President Mohammad Atiqul Islam said it was struggling to improve working conditions in the country and hoped for a better judgment from the European Union.
"It is not clear to us how the accident happened, but we are trying to find out the cause," Mohammad Atiqul Islam, president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), told Reuters.
For his part, Mohammad Atiqul Islam, president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association was quoted by bangladesh independent newspaper as saying, "It is not clear to us how the accident happened, but we are trying to find out the cause." The fire broke out at a factory belonging to the Tung Hai Group, a large garment exporter, after most workers had gone home, police said.
The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association earlier said 3,122 workers were employed at the five factories housed in the building, but it was not clear how many were there during the packed morning shift when it collapsed.
Local government administrator Yousuf Harun said they are working with the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association to ensure the workers get paid.
The duo surrendered to detectives hours after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a late night meeting on Friday with the leaders of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) and Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) said to go tough against the owners if they don't turn themselves in to the police.
The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association had urged the two to surrender after thousands of workers took to the streets to demand justice, association chief Atiqul Islam was cited as saying by DPA.
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