BGMEA President stresses on exploring eco-friendly dyes and chemicals

Desk Report: BGMEA President Faruque Hassan has called on dyes and chemicals manufacturers to explore more cost-effective and eco-friendly dyes and chemicals as well technologies for sustainable textile manufacturing. He also urged technicians working in textile sector to stay updated on the latest technologies so that they could reduce wastage of chemicals and dyes during production process.


He made the call while addressing a program organized on the occasion of 25th anniversary of Swiss Colours Bangladesh Ltd in Dhaka on November 17. In his address Faruque Hassan said that prices of yarn, chemicals and other raw materials in the global supply chain have gone up, resulting in increase of production costs in garment manufacturing.

He requested brands and buyers to increase price taking the context into consideration. Akhtar Hossain, Chairman and Azhar Hossain, Managing Director of Swiss Colours Bangladesh Ltd, and Md. Showkat Sarkar, Country Manager, Textile Effect Business, Huntsman Corporation were present.