BUILD organized a stakeholder consultation on European Union Circular Textiles Policies

On 10 June, 2024, Business Leading Initiative Development (BUILD) organized a stakeholder consultation on European Union Circular Textiles Policies on Trading Partner Country at its Conference Room to identify practical measures to support Bangladesh’s textile industry in adapting to the EU’s sustainable and circular textiles strategy. BUILD in Association with Chatham House and Circle Economy supported by GIZ, Laudes Foundation and European Environment Bureau (EEB) has commissioned the study in this respect.
The study was presented by Dr. Patrick Schroeder, Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Society Program, The Royal Institute Affairs, Chatham House. Mr. Md. Saleudh Zaman Khan (Jitu), Vice-President, BTMA attended the meeting.
BTMA Vice President Md. Saleudh Zaman Khan said that we need to consider development of supply chain for cotton recycling and forming local regulations for recycling additionally and extended producer responsibility policy is required.
The discussions focused on potential opportunities and challenges, changes to upstream trade patterns, future textile exports to the EU, and recommendations for policy development.
Representative from BTMA. BKMEA. BGMEA, BUILD, BSTI, B. BANK MCCI. DCCI, BTGWPEA, C.C.C.I & Ministry of Commerce attended the meeting.