Faruque Hassan, President, BGMEA has urged Canadian buyers to increase sourcing from Bangladesh as it is a safe, sustainable and ethical apparel-sourcing destination. As per a Textile Today, Hassan made this appeal during a recent meeting with Paul Draffin, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Canadian Tire Corporation in Toronto, Canada. The meeting was also attended by Abdullah Hit Rakib, Director, BGMEA and Kimi Walker, Associate Vice President, Product Stewardship, Eddy Kong, General Manager, Asia, Canadian Tire Corporation.
They discussed possible avenues of business opportunities for Bangladesh in Canadian market. Hassan also highlighted the tremendous progress of Bangladesh’s RMG industry in terms of workplace safety, sustainability and ethical manufacturing,
Hassan said, Bangladesh will continue to be the world’s preferred destination for apparel sourcing. He urged brands and retailers of Canada to strengthen partnership with their Bangladeshi suppliers to enhance capacities in apparel products that are in high demand in the Canadian market.