Denim units in Bangladesh are in top gear. Hundreds of units are operating to deliver on huge orders for denim products ahead of Id. To cope with growing orders, workers have been working till midnight to meet demand of country's large local customer base. Targeting hot Id sales, some manufacturers have also raised their investment volume for further mounting their production capacity in a bid to book a good portion of the hefty trade during the largest festival for Muslims.
Keraniganj, located on the banks of river Buriganga, is home for more than 5,500 small and medium-sized factories, mostly denim, they make various types of clothing. The hub is a cluster of 200 units spread over two kilometers area. The apparel zone supplies around 80 per cent of Bangladesh’s total demand for denim.
Wholesalers and retailers from all over the country come to purchase good-quality wear from the cluster, which was known for supplying re-modified used clothes in the 80s. The whole chain of manufacturing includes sewing, dyeing and washing is on a desperate run to maintain smooth supply of quality fashion wear for both men and women.