SUITS OFFER PROMISE AS BANGLADESH APPAREL EXPORTERS CHASE BIG TARGET

With China losing its sheen as a low-cost manufacturing heartland, Bangladesh's clothing exporters are tapping into this opportunity by diversifying into another new higher margin segment — suits. Senior executives and analysts told just-style how potential larger profits are drawing in major manufacturers, who are now confronting the challenges of building technical knowhow, recruiting skilled labour and attracting global buyers available. Dhaka-based apparel maker Ananta Group is one. "To test out new product," was managing director Sharif Zahir's ...


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