International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 5, Issue 9, September 2015 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Female RMG worker: Economic Contribution in Bangladesh
      Dr. M. Habibur Rahman, Sayeed Ahmed Siddiqui
Abstract: The Ready Made Garments (RMG) of Bangladesh started in the late 1970 and became an important pioneer in the economy (contributes 80% of total export earnings of Bangladesh) and in terms of foreign currency earnings Bangladesh is the second largest garments exporter next to china. In 2013-2014 about 4 million people, working in around 4222 (Source: BGMEA) garments factories and approximately 80% people of them are female. In FY (fiscal year) 2013-2014 Bangladesh reached the export value 24.59b (billion) USD and in July‘2014-feb’2015 it reaches 16,551.49m USD that is 81.49% share of national export in this time (by export promotion bureau of Bangladesh). RMG sector has set a target to earn 30b USD by 2015 and 50b USD by 2021. Total amount of employment in RMG sector is 4 million where 3.2 million female are doing work on an average 11.12 hours/day in the garment factory/industry. In this regards, we took the study for the contribution of female worker in RMG as well as the contribution to the national economy of female garment workers in Bangladesh.

Reference this Research Paper (copy & paste below code):

Dr. M. Habibur Rahman, Sayeed Ahmed Siddiqui (2018); Female RMG worker: Economic Contribution in Bangladesh; Int J Sci Res Publ 5(9) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0915.php?rp=P454564
©️ Copyright 2011-2022 IJSRP - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.