Demand for opals and opal jewellery in mainland China has surged dramatically these last few years, albeit from a small base, with high-end customers especially partial to black opals driving the growth. In separate interviews with JNA, opal wholesalers and jewellery manufacturers expressed their optimism regarding growth prospects on the mainland. Sam Carbone Opal Australia-based Read More →

Swedish clothing retail major H&M will continue to buy garment items from Bangladesh even as it scouts for alternative sourcing destinations, a top official of the company has said according to reports in the Bangladeshi media. “H&M has maintained good relations with Bangladesh over the last 30 years. We have a long-term plan for Bangladesh. Read More →