LFMEAB Members Receive OSH Good Practice Award-2019

Three LFMEAB members: Apex Footwear Ltd., Maf Shoes Ltd. and Picard Bangladesh Ltd. were awarded with the “Good Practice Award-2019” in Occupational Health & Safety for their outstanding contribution in ensuring occupational safety and health (OSH) at their respective factories. Good Practice Award-2019 in Occupational Health & Safety was presented by the Ministry of Labour…

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Sonali Aansh Industries Ltd. producing espadrilles for CR7

    CR7, the menswear brand founded by iconic footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, have launched a new espadrille footwear line which is being entirely produced by LFMEAB Member Sonali Aansh Industries Ltd. in Bangladesh. In all there are 9 models in the footwear line, all hand-sewn. According to the website, the new footwear line “further enriches…

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LFMEAB completes ‘In- house training’ at 7 factories

With the collaboration of the Leather-Sector Business Promotion Council (LSBPC), LFMEAB has completed the In-house training program titled ‘Quality Control and Inspection Manual for Footwear Factories’ at 7 Member-Factories. The day-long trainings were held at each of the 7 factories respectively from the mid-March till mid-April, 2019. The trainings were conducted by Mr. Rashedul Hasan,…

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LFMEAB organized Basic Chemical Management System training for members

Under the collaboration of Leather-Sector Business Promotion Council (LSBPC), Leathergoods And Footwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) organized a training program on ‘Basic Chemical Management System’ held from the 5th till the 7th of March 2019 at the Nordic Hotel, Dhaka. Mr. Md. Moniruzzaman, Managing Director of ECLECTIC Limited has conducted the training.…

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Textbook distribution festival held at Picard Community School

A textbook distribution programme held in Picard Community School of Leathergoods And Footwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) – in Zirabo, Asuliya Savar on Thursday, 3rd January, 2019. Mr. Md. Saiful Islam, President of Picard Community School Governing Committee and President of LFMEAB distributed textbooks for free among school students in presence of…

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Apparel Packages Suffer Highest Holiday Delivery Delays, Research Finds

Holiday shipping is a closely watched affair, with consumers tracking an elaborate dance of shipments from myriad retailers, merchants eyeing on-time arrivals from their logistics partners, and industry pundits observing who the winners are from the volume-busting year-end period. Despite all of the prep and planning, however, shipping during November and December never seems to…

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Seminar on” Potential of Investing in Footwear Manufacturing Industry in Bangladesh”

Seminar on” Potential of Investing in Footwear Manufacturing Industry in Bangladesh” Date: Saturday, 6th October 2018 Time: 2:30 PM- 6: 30 PM Venue: Six Seasons Hotel, House- 19, Road No- 96, Gulshan 2, Dhaka 1212 Registration fees: BDT. 1000 Taka Contact No: 01711-537107, 0173-0013633, 01730-013677 E-mail: marketing@spectrumlanka.com Seminar_on_Investing_in_Footwear_Sector_of_Bangladesh.png

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Investment in leather sector is on rise

বাংলাদেশে চামড়া ও চামড়াজাত পণ্যে প্রত্যক্ষ বিদেশী বিনিয়োগ (এফডিআই) বাড়ছে। বাংলাদেশ ব্যাংকের পরিসংখ্যান অনুযায়ী, চলতি বছরের মার্চ পর্যন্ত এক বছরে এ খাতে এফডিআই স্টক বা পুঞ্জীভূত বিদেশী বিনিয়োগের প্রবাহ বেড়েছে ৪২ শতাংশ। আর সবচেয়ে বেশি বিনিয়োগ এসেছে তাইওয়ান, হংকং, দক্ষিণ কোরিয়া ও নেদারল্যান্ডস থেকে। Investment_in_Leather_Sector_on_Rise.pdf

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LFMEAB inks MoU with LEFASO: Top Vietnamese co to invest $100m in leather, footwear sector

Leathergoods And Footwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding & Cooperation Agreement with Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO) Monday at LFMEAB conference room. The agreement was exchanged between LFMEAB and LEFASO at Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Dhaka in the presence of Mr. Tran Dai Quang, President of Vietnam…

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Leathergoods makers to organise sourcing show every year

The leathergoods makers and exporters association has decided to organise its recently concluded international sourcing show every year, as the event has received warm responses from the global buyers. Md Saiful Islam, president of Leather-goods and Footwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB), shared the information after successfully organising Bangladesh Leather Footwear and Leathergoods…

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LFMEAB-ECOLEBAN Initiative: The Importance of Sustainable Consumption and Production in Leather Sector of Bangladesh

The leather industry is a fast growing and vital component of Bangladesh economy, being the second highest foreign exchange earners after readymade garments. The industry is mostly export related and the usual trade destinations are North America, Europe and some Asian countries. However, the increased compliance demand and monitoring from different renowned international organizations has…

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Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector

On February 8, 2017, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) issued its Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector (Guidance).The Guidance promotes a framework, or an outline, of actions to address and reduce the negative human rights impacts of the sector’s business activities. The 186-page Guidance is…

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