Mostafiz Uddin

Mostafiz Uddin

RMG NOTES

Mostafiz Uddin is the Managing Director of Denim Expert Limited. He is also the Founder and CEO of Bangladesh Denim Expo and Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE). Email: mostafiz@denimexpert.com

November 22, 2021
November 22, 2021

It’s time to talk about sustainability and finance in RMG sector

One thing that our industry people appear to be the best at is explaining, often in great detail, the problems and challenges that we face.

November 15, 2021
November 15, 2021

Apparel manufacturers are key to fashion’s climate ambitions

Last week, I wrote about the implications of COP26 on the RMG sector in Bangladesh. Since then, representatives from the fashion industry have made another major announcement at the climate...

November 8, 2021
November 8, 2021

COP26 and its relevance to Bangladesh’s apparel industry

The 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) started last week in Glasgow, Scotland. Bangladesh, appropriately, is being represented at the global climate event by a delegation from the Bangladesh...

November 1, 2021
November 1, 2021

Let’s build the RMG park of the future

A decade ago, global management consultant McKinsey published a report titled “Bangladesh’s Ready-Made Garments Landscape:

October 25, 2021
October 25, 2021

Is Bangladesh’s apparel sector ready for industry 4.0?

The footprint of Bangladesh in the global apparel industry can be traced back to the early 1980s, and by now the industry has achieved phenomenal growth in exports.

October 18, 2021
October 18, 2021

Bangladesh RMG must be more resilient after Covid-19

The world might look a very different place 10 years from now. If the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it is that nothing can be taken for granted—in life or in business.

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

Beyond LDC: 5 ideas for a future-proof RMG sector

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has released a new report which looks at how the economies of the least developed countries (LDCs) have progressed during the past 50...

September 27, 2021
September 27, 2021

In fashion, ‘sustainability as usual’ may no longer be enough

Can we decouple business growth from climate impacts? This is the thorny question that no politician wants to answer right now, and it is easy to understand why.

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

A case for regulatory oversight of online apparel retailers

As a clothing manufacturer, there are a great many legal and regulatory hoops I must jump through in order to remain in operation without falling foul of the law.

September 13, 2021
September 13, 2021

Why Bangladesh needs to set price floor for garments

The US government has passed well-documented “anti-dumping laws” aimed at providing a level playing field and protection for the local industries.