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The paper analyses the status of the export oriented Readymade Garments (RMG) sector with implications of the Multi-Fiber Agreement (MFA) and it’s relevance to the US market during the transition. It also focuses on the change in demand from a Bangladesh-US bilateral perspective and puts...
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The present paper attempts to understand the various ramifications of the US TDA2000, the United States Congress initiated, particularly with respect to Bangladesh. The paper lays out the backdrop of the issue, various provisions of the US TDA2000, reviews the implications of the Act for...
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In the recent past, the issue of whether Bangladesh should take advantage of the EU-GSP under the regional cumulation (RC) facilities has emerged as a highly contentious one. The interests of the influential export-oriented RMG sector and the emerging textile industries appear to be in direct...
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The paper is based on the Fifth WTO Ministerial Meeting held in Cancun, Mexico. It aims to reveal the importance of putting the process, outcome and future implications of the Cancun Ministerial under critical and careful scrutiny to draw the necessary insights and lessons related to major...
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This paper reviews the implementation of the Agreement on Textiles & Clothing (ATC), its implications for the future of Bangladesh's apparel sector and some of the possible strategic response which Bangladesh could design in order to address the emerging challenges in the global apparel market.
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The paper highlights the problem that Bangladesh has never had a homegrown holistic dynamic strategic framework to combat poverty nor has a clearly articulated operational approach been developed to address the issue. Rather, agendas for poverty alleviation had remained largely donor driven and...
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This report has been prepared as part of CPD’s ongoing assessment of macro-economic performance of Bangladesh under CPD’s programme titled Independent Review of Bangladesh’s Development (IRBD). Based on data and information on the dynamics of major macroeconomic variables during...
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