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Functional items emerge as an opportunity for BD textile and apparel industry, BGBA President

Functional items have emerged as an opportunity for the textile and apparel industry for soaring global demand of masks, personal protective equipment, hospital bed sheets and isolation fabric.

Kazi Iftekhar Hossain, President of Bangladesh Garment Buying House Association (BGBA) was saying this in a press conference at ERF, Dhaka.

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Figure: Kazi Iftekhar Hossain, President of Bangladesh Garment Buying House Association (BGBA) was addressing a press conference at ERF in Dhaka.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation domestic and foreign consumers are looking for functional products more and more, so we should explore this opportunity where backward linkage industries also will be benefited said, BGBA President.

The market size of these items is worth billions of dollars so that Bangladesh can easily grab this market as the country already has the set-up at the garment factories.

About four lakh employees are working in 826 apparel buying houses in the country. In this crisis moment buying houses are facing trouble to bear their cost including office rent, employee salary.

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