Garment Association – Nepal has been established in the year 1987 with an aim of protecting the interest of entrepreneurs engaged in the production and exports of Readymade garments (RMGs) and thereby contributing towards the national economy.GAN is basically a Non-Profit umbrella organization of the garment industries focused on production as well as the exports of the apparels which is actively engaged in dealing with other stakeholder organizations in advocating policy measures for the overall development of the industry and lobbies to better working environment of member industries.
Nepali RMGs have a long history of exporting high fashion value added merchandise to international market its products to overseas notably the United Kingdom, United States of America, Germany, Italy, France, Japan, Canada , Spain and Italy respectively. The product categories for Nepali export include bottoms, shirts, trousers, dresses, skirts, tops and jackets made from fabrics specially cotton. Eco friendly fabrics, rayon and manmade fibres as well as wool and silk based items are also in the export lines. Exports of Nepali RMG especially made from natural fibers have been accepted in the international market. The designs, quality and patterns have been widely accepted in the international market.
Importantly, Nepal enjoys duty free access in the countries namely Belarus, Canada, EU, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Russian Federation, Switzerland and Turkey respectively. RMG sector has attained the status of a reliable, time bound high quality supplier to the global markets. Moreover, Nepal is able to handle the varieties of products and accept small size orders which are not usually accepted by other buyers in the fashion market. Nepal also boasts of hand crafted items finished by finest artisans in the industry.