A delegation of the Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF) led by its President Justin Huang visited Bangladesh-based LEED platinum-certified apparel manufacturing unit 4A Yarn Dyeing Ltd sister concern of Team Group in Savar to witness the progress of Bangladesh’s RMG industry in social, environmental and economic fronts and its contribution to technology and their welfare.
Team Group Managing Director, Abdullah Hil Rakib was also present at the meeting which was also attended by Timothy W. D. Tso, Director at TTF and Emily Chen of the Promotion Section at TTF. They had discussions about various issues of mutual interest regarding the apparel and textile industries. Abdullah Hil Rakib shared the team group recent scenario and further investment. Mr. Monowar Hossain, Head of Sustainability of Team Group showed the sustainable progress of Team Group.
During the factory visit, they discussed how both parties could work together to build interactive connections between apparel and textile businessmen of Bangladesh and Taiwan to facilitate meaningful business interactions. Bangladesh is the second largest exporter of ready-made garments in the world whereas Taiwan has a strong textile industry, particularly with considerable strengths in the non-cotton segment.
They visited the production floor and daycare where they interacted with its employees, particularly women and children. They commended 4A yarn Dyeing and the industry in pursuit of true sustainability in Bangladesh.
Earlier, BGMEA and the Taiwan Textile Research Institute (TTRI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on enhancing the capacity of Bangladesh’s readymade garment industry in the areas of product development, especially in manufacturing high-end products made of manmade fiber (MMF).
The MoU also aims to foster collaboration on building the capacity of the industry through sharing knowledge and expertise in technology adaptation, skills development, innovation, resource efficiency and circularity.