Bangladesh missions achieve export target
Dhaka, Jan 20: Most of the Bangladesh missions abroad including key ones like Washington, Berlin, London, Ottawa, Madrid, The Hague and Paris achieved their export targets for the first six months of the current fiscal (July-December 2010). The total export earning for July-December was US$ 10263.64 million, an impressive 17.04 per cent higher than the target of US$ 8769.00 million and also 41 per cent more than the corresponding period of the last fiscal (2009-10).
Out of the 44 Bangladesh missions, 25 achieved their export targets for the first six months of the current fiscal (July-December), according to the latest statistics provided
by the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB).
The well-performing 25 missions are New Delhi, The Hague, Berlin, Amman, Ottawa, Muscat, Hanoi, Canberra, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Riyadh, Dubai, Brussels, Moscow, Pretoria, Ankara, Paris, Tashkent, Washington, London, Stockholm, Singapore, Madrid, Katmandu and Rome.
Of the 19 missions that could not achieve their targets for July-Dec 2010, the export growth for 13 of them was higher than the corresponding period of last fiscal.