Apparel makers get $66.35m export orders from ‘BATEXPO 2011’

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Apparel makers get $66.35m export orders from ‘BATEXPO 2011’

DHAKA, Dec 13 (BSS) – The country’s apparel makers got export orders worth 66.35 million US dollars from the just concluded three-day annual exposition ‘BATEXPO 2011’ that ended here on Monday (December 10).

“Bangladesh received spot orders of apparel products worth $66.35 million from foreign buyers,” Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin, president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), said this at a press briefing in the association’s conference room here today.

Mohiuddin said the country also received $1.58 million as stock lot orders from the mega Readymade Garment (RMG) event.

Last year, the spot and stock lot orders were worth $63.50 million and $1.50 million respectively.

Mohiuddin said as many as 15,690 people visited the fair besides 175 foreign buyers and 3,015 representatives.

BGMEA organized the Bangladesh Apparel and Textile Exposition (BATEXPO) at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre.

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