34 BD missions fail to achieve Jul-Feb export targets

25 Mar,2017


Dhaka, BdChronicle:

Thirty-four Bangladesh missions, out of total 56, failed to achieve their respective export targets for the first eight months (July-February) of the current fiscal year (2016-17).

The key Bangladesh missions like the ones in Washington, London, Madrid, Ottawa, Canberra, Ottawa and Tokyo could not reach their July-February export targets while some other important missions -- Berlin, Beijing, Moscow, Copenhagen, Riyadh, Rome, Moscow, The Hague – had been able to reach their goals during the period.

The overall export earnings in the July-February period stood at $ 22,836.26 million against the strategic target of $ 24,059 million, showing a fall of 5.08 percent.

Of the 56 Bangladesh missions, some 22 achieved their respective export targets set for the July-February period, according to the latest statistics provided by the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB).

The 22 well-performing missions are in Berlin, Beijing, Moscow, Copenhagen, Katmandu, Athens, Colombo, Ankara, Baghdad, Bangkok, Vienna, Jakarta, Riyadh, Rome, Warsaw, Beirut, Male, Islamabad, Port Luis, The Hague, Lisbon and Tashkent.

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