Bangladesh has emerged as the third top apparel supplier for MalaysiaBangladesh was the third-largest apparel supplier to Malaysia, accounting for over 10 percent of the market share during the first quarter of this year. Malaysia imports apparel from Bangladesh and also receives raw materials, including fabric, from Bangladesh for its own textile sector. Trade data indicates that both countries can leverage their strengths in the textile industry to pursue a proposed free trade agreement (FTA). Recently, they agreed to explore the possibility of such a trade agreement.