Saturday, April 29, 2017
Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali has said that Bangladesh is aware of the need to shift from “brown to green growth”. But he insisted it cannot be done overnight considering ground realities.
Textile executives from 12 Bangladeshi companies will travel across the U.S. Cotton Belt to get a closer look at COTTON USA and learn more about why U.S. cotton is the world’s preferred fiber.
International buyers are not paying enough for apparel and garments manufactured in eco-friendly factories in Bangladesh, according to Tofail Ahmed, commerce minister of the country. Investments have been made to make the factories eco-friendly, however, buyers have not increased the prices. On the contrary, they have been cutting prices.