Garment Exports Jump More Than Threefold in 2016-17FY

Garment sector’s export volume during the five months of 2016-17 reached $512 million compared with the same period last year, according to Ministry of Commerce. “Until September 9, garment export reached $745.49 million. Last year in this season, the export reached $232.81 million. In last year August, we aimed to boost the export volume, and […]

90 percent of female workers employed in garment industry

Myanmar’s garment industry employs 90 percent of female workers, according to Dr. Khine Khine Nwe, Secretary of Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association (MGMA) who was speaking at the Myanmar Women Dialogue held on Saturday. Myanmar has 3.6 million workers and 40 percent of them are female workers. “The garment industry used human resources and can create […]