The Garments Industry
• Present situation:
• There are about 3000 garments
producers in Bangladesh.
• 75 percent garments industries are
in Dhaka and the rest are in
• About 50 lacks of people are
employed in this industry and 85
percent of them are women.
• Contribution of the RMG industry:
• At present about 20 countries of the world are importer of our garments.
• Around 75 percent of the total export earnings come from this industry.
• In fiscal year 2006,earnings reached about 8 billion USD.
• Creating jobs for about 2 million people of which 70 percent are women.
• Dependence on foreign
countries for raw
• Unskilled employers.
• Lack of communication,
uncertainty of electricity,
insufficiency of loan in
• Political unrest, strikes
and terrorism etc.
• Production of sufficient raw materials in
• Imparting training to make skilled workers.
• Reduction of VAT and taxes.
• Removal of export problems and
Ship Building History of Bangladesh
• Strong Historical Background
• Bangladesh was center of building ocean-going
vessels in Asia between 15th
• Korea is the world leader in ship-building and its
history of ship-building is almost identical to ours.
Potentials of Bangladesh in this Industry
• Increasing demand for export.
• Well organized ship-building and repairing yards
• Agreement of Academic Exchange and Co-operation
between BUET and Pusan National University of Korea.
• Ship-building technology and education already
available in Bangladesh.
Challenges & Requirements for the Industry
• Requires heavy Infrastructure and Equipment
• Scarcity of well trained workers for designing and
• In need of backward and forward linkage industries eg
Steel and Electronic industry
• Necessity of financial and logistic support.
Work to be done:-
• More Research to invent modern technology and
• Government help in the form of subsidy, tax grants, etc.
• More investment from the private sector.
Man Power and Remittance
Bangladesh is an
in terms of
Massive population can be
“game-changer” in economy
of additional workforce that
might be exported to earn
Best form of export since it
reduces unemployment, food
shortage and money shortage
of financial institutions
Growth of industry can be increased by:
• Training and Education of workforce to increase
• Creating awareness among unemployed about
job prospects abroad.
• Subsidizing part of the ticket fare, thus
• Non Biodegradable
• Harmful for environment
• Environment friendly
• Bangladesh & India-two main suppliers of Jute
• Higher demand of Bangladeshi Jute due to better
• 2000crore bags needed by Italy creating a
distinct possibility of massive export.
• Invention of new GENOM characteristics for a
thriving industry in the long run.
• Throughout the world tourists rely on “lonely
planet” for information of tourist destinations.
• A large number of tourists follow its report to
select their country of travel.
• Bangladesh stood 1st
in the list of top ten
destinations of 2011.
Treasures of Bangladesh
• COX’S BAZAR
• ST. MARTIN’S ISLAND
• Separate Ministry for Tourism
• More funds to be allocated for Tourism in the
• Better access of information for tourists.
• Improved Infrastructure and better incentives for
encourage investment from private sector.
• The Garments Industry
• The Ship Building Industry
• Manpower and Remittance
• The Jute Industry
• The Tourism Industry
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