The coming of the Portuguese happened in the first half of the past century. English retailers arrived at the twentieth century. The importance of Narayanganj raises. Back in 1926, Babu Surya Kumar Bose set up Dhakeswari Cotton Mill on the banks of Shitalakshya. 2 years afterward, Chittaranjan Cotton Mill has been established. During the Pakistan period Narayanganj became one of the centers of jute trade and commerce. After independence, the dominance of cotton yarn instead of jute increased. At the evolution of time, Narayanganj became the major hosiery production center of Bangladesh.
Knit garment business in the country claims that Tanbazar, located on the banks of this Shitalakshya river in Narayanganj, is the biggest wholesale cotton-based yarn market in the country. Decaying yarn retailers are still hoping to maintain the ancestral tradition. In the last half of this British principle, the fame of yarn and cloth generated in Narayanganj spread all over the world. At the time Narayanganj was known as’Manchester of Asia’. For the past 200 years, Narayanganj has become a global manufacturing hub for T-shirts exported in Bangladesh.
The size of the global apparel market is more than 1 trillion dollars. You will find low-cost T-shirts on the market, in addition to expensive overcoats, suits and lace coats. But, among those products is T-shirt. Garment-producing countries export more than ৭ 46 billion value of T-shirts annually. The biggest supplier of the product is China. Bangladesh is in the second place.
According to World’s Top Speeches, China is the world’s largest exporter of T-shirts. The second place is located in Bangladesh. Exporters say China’s garment factories, that export 8.4 billion value of T-shirts, are sprinkled across the country. That means the nation’s T-shirt production is not restricted to a city. And 80% of Bangladeshi T-shirts are created in Narayanganj. Geographical location and countless years old of yarn used in creating T-shirts have produced Narayanganj its international center.