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Leather export in Bangladesh fell 1.21 percent year-on-year
2018/1/8 14:53:30 Source: Star Business Report Author: 点击率:

Exports rose 7.15 percent year-on-year to $17.92 billion in the first half of the fiscal year, maintaining the growth momentum largely on the back of garments, jute, jute goods and furniture. Bangladesh also beat the export target for July-December by 0.23 percent, according to the Export Promotion Bureau.

Exports of leather and leather goods, the second largest export earning sector after garments, fell 1.21 percent year-on-year to $620.27 million in the period. The segment was dealt a blow by a decline in leather shipment which shed 27.84 percent. Within the same category, exports of leather footwear grew 8.52 percent and leather products 2.81 percent.

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