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Q1 RMG exports decline on sluggish demand

Published in The Financial Express on Tuesday, 22 November 2016 Monira Munni Bangladesh’s apparel exports to some emerging and traditional markets declined during the first quarter of the current fiscal year (FY) 2016-17 over that of the corresponding period of the last fiscal, due to sluggish demand worldwide. Garment exports fell by 12.30 per cent to Australia, 56.11 per cent to Brazil, ...

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Gulshan incident had not put impact on export earnings in the month of July: Mustafizur Rahman

Published in New Age on Tuesday, 9 August 2016 Dismal beginning for export sector in FY 2016-17 Data shows July earnings 25pc lower than govt-set target Moinul Haque Country’s export earnings in July, the first month of the current financial year 2016-17, fell by 3.49 per cent to $2.53 billion compared with that of $2.62 billion in the same month of the FY ...

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Export performance is positive in July-October, but lagging behind the target is not a good sign: Dr Moazzem

Published in Dhaka Tribune on Monday, 7 November 2016 Exports miss target in July-October period Ibrahim Hossain Ovi The upcoming US election and Brexit caused fall in demands in the markets of these two countries   Bangladesh export earnings in October have increased 14.39% to $2.71bn from a year earlier, Export Promotion Bureau data showed. The figure is 2.84% higher than ...

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বৈশ্বিক হিসেবে বাংলাদেশের প্রবৃদ্ধির হার ভাল: ড. খন্দকার গোলাম মোয়াজ্জেম

Published in দৈনিক জনকন্ঠ on Monday, 7 November 2016 রফতানি আয়ে প্রবৃদ্ধি সাড়ে ৬ শতাংশ অক্টোবরে রফতানি আয় এসেছে ২৭১ কোটি টাকা অর্থনৈতিক রিপোর্টার ॥ চলতি ২০১৬-১৭ অর্থবছরের প্রথম চার মাসে (জুলাই-অক্টোবর) রফতানি আয় হয়েছে ১ হাজার ৭৯ কোটি ১৬ লাখ ৫ হাজার মার্কিন ডলার। গত অর্থবছরের একই সময়ে রফতানি আয় অর্জিত হয় ১ হাজার ১৩ কোটি ৪ লাখ ৯ হাজার ...

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Dr Moazzem suggests thinking new measures for reaching export target if the downtrend continues

Published in Dhaka Tribune on Tuesday, 9 August 2016 Export earnings fall 3.5% in July Ibrahim Hossain Ovi Bangladesh’s export earnings have seen a 3.5% fall to $2.53 billion due to negative growth of clothing sector in the first month of  current fiscal year compared to the same period a year ago According to the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) provisional data, in ...

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Dr Moazzem suggests finishing the reforms of RMG sector by next year to restore buyers’ confidence

Published in Dhaka Tribune on Thursday, 4 August 2016 RMG market share rises to 5.9% defying odds Ibrahim Hossain Ovi Despite all odds, Bangladesh remains as the second largest exporter of clothing products after China as its market share rose to 5.9% in 2015 According to the World Trade Statistical Review 2016 released last month by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Bangladesh global ...

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To retain double-digit growth in RMG export Bangladesh should emphasise on productivity and workers’ efficiency: Dr Moazzem

Published in Dhaka Tribune on Wednesday, 20 July 2016 Bangladesh proceeds with strong foothold in global apparel market Ibrahim Hossain Ovi Bangladesh continues to make its firm footing in the global apparel markets that it has successfully shone in all of its export destinations in the just-concluded fiscal year. The exporters and analysts attributed the growth to political calmness during the year, ...

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