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The 37th IAF World Fashion Convention has been a great success! From November 13 till November 17, the convention was being held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was co-organized with and co-hosted by IAF’s member associations BGMEA and BKMEA. We have received a very generous amount of publicity which we would like to share.

IAF urges key stakeholders for sustainable transformation of fashion industry

In order to protect the environment, major consumer countries including Europe are emphasizing sustainable clothing. For this, the policymakers of the clothing sector in Europe have advised working with everyone at the product producer as well as the supplier and consumer level. They said that if environmental safety is not ensured, it will be difficult for Bangladesh to retain the European market.


Collaboration needed between global RMG manufacturers and buyers

Global and local business experts recently urged for an effective collaboration between the global apparel manufacturers and buyers for a successful transformation of the industry towards sustainability. At the 37th World Fashion Convention 2022 organised by the International Apparel Federation at the Radisson Blu Dhaka, they said that without adopting sustainable technology apparel exports to the European Union would be affected after 2030 due to the EU Green Deal.


Bangladesh needs to adapt, rejig system: IAF President

Bangladesh wants to be a top exporter – moving goods worth $100 billion by 2030 – but this ambition comes with the caveat of graduating from status of a least developed country, necessitating a rejig in the country’s business model, Cem Altan, president of the International Apparel Federation (IAF) has said.


Preparing for the ascent: IAF focuses on RMG supply chains

When Western brands collapsed during the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the first things they did was to cancel already completed orders.


Bangladesh apparel sector needs environment-friendly investment

New investment in the apparel sector of Bangladesh should be more environment-friendly as many western countries and the European Union (EU) are adopting green policy, said Cem Altan, president of the International Apparel Federation (IAF).