Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Bangla minister claims exports will reach $60 bn by 2021
Bangla minister claims exports will reach $60 bn by 2021
22
Sep '15
Tofail Ahmed
Tofail Ahmed
Bangladeshi Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has said that the country's exports would reach $60 billion by 2021 which will also be the country's 50th year of independence of, the national news agency has reported.

The minister claim came at a "Bangladesh Business Forum" organized jointly by the Milan Chamber of Commerce and the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) at the Milan Expo-2015.

In his speech, Ahmed said that Bangladesh had diversified its exports and its export basket was no longer limited to readymade garments.

"Today Bangladesh also exports pharmaceuticals, cement, toiletries, electronic equipment, leather goods and IT services," he said.

The minister said that currently the annual exports of the country stood at over $31 billion and was increasing at a whopping rate of 12.5 per cent per annum. (SH)

 

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 26th May 2017

Lenzing unleashes new eco-friendly fibre

There's a new eco-friendly fibre on the anvil—Austrian speciality...

Apparel/Garments | On 26th May 2017

Benetton seeks approval for FDI in single-brand retail

Global fashion brand Benetton Group, has sought Indian government's...

Apparel/Garments | On 26th May 2017

Walmart to conduct GST workshops for SME suppliers

With the objective of supporting its small and medium-sized (SME)...

Interviews View All

Kamlesh Vaghela
RK Textiles

Very few machinery manufacturers have R&D units

Abhishek Ganguly
Puma India

‘As a brand, Puma is always looking for new and innovative ways to inspire ...

Rajiv Sirohi
Shara

‘Portugal is taking away a major share of the mill made sector.’

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
May 2017

May 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search