Bangladesh RMG manufacturers want duty-free import of garment wasteBangladesh garment and textile businesses recently sought to import apparel and textile waste, including clippings, on a duty-free basis in a bid to boost recycled fibre production. The apparel makers also demanded waiving 7.5 percent value added tax (VAT) on sourcing of raw materials for the production of recycled fibres and another 15 percent VAT on the purchase of those fibres by spinning mills.