The ready made garment industry in Bangladesh has undergone a massive transformation to ensure workplace safety,well being of workers and environmental sustainability. A significant progress has already been achieved and every day improvements are being made. Moving forward with a vision to achieve US$50 billion worth of apparel export by 2021, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers & Exporters Association (BGMEA) feels the importance of open discussion to chalk out future priorities and plans towards sustainable growth. The second edition of Dhaka Apparel Summit is going to be organized by BGMEA to create a better future together through ensuring collaboration among the stakeholders. The day-long event will bring together some of the best global minds to formulate strategies toward a more sustainable apparel supply chain with special focus on society,ecology and innovation; thus complementing the global sustainable agenda 2030. Honorable Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Banglad
The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) is the apex trade body that represents the export oriented woven, knit and sweater garment manufacturers and exporters of the country. Readymade Garment (RMG) is the leading sector of Bangladesh in terms of employment, production and foreign exchange earning. Readymade garment (RMG) alone earned about 78% of the yearly foreign exchange earning of the country. About 4.0 million people are employed in the garment sector.