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Bangladesh earns $28 billion from exports in 11 months

Staff writer ▼ | June 10, 2015
According to Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) statistics, the country earned $28.14 billion from exports in the first 11 months of the current fiscal that began July 1 last year.
Bangladesh export
Data   Bangladesh export earnings were 1 percent lower
The figure is around 3 percent higher than export earnings of the same previous period but 6 percent lower than the target. Exports in terms of value grew by 4.5 percent in May year-on-year.

According to EPB statistics, the year began amid a negative trend in exports with earnings falling by 1.37 percent in July year-on-year. Export earnings in the July-October period were 1 percent less than the figure in the previous corresponding period.

The earnings started to grow after July and recorded a 1.56 percent rise in July-December period.

The government fixed export target at $33.2 billion for the current FY. Goods worth $30.19 billion were exported in the previous fiscal.