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Export sector earns $182 crore in July

Staff Correspondent |
Update: 2010-09-07 02:08:47

DHAKA: Commerce Ministry Tuesday declared that the country earned $ 181.78 crore from the export sector last July, marking a robust growth at the outset of the new fiscal year.

The export earning is 26.49 percent higher compared to the turnover during the same period of last fiscal year, says a ministry source.  

Sources said the export growth increased in most of the sectors in the first month of the current fiscal year, 2010-11.

The highest export income came from knitwear sector. It has earned $79.86 crore while oven garment sector earned $ 67.12 crore.

Their earnings were 22.55 percent and 28.62 percent more than that of the same time of the previous year.

Frozen-fish sector posted 36.48 percent growth, tea some 700 percent, leather sector 62.56 percent, raw jute 51.24 percent and home-textile sector 50.55 percent in July.

BDST: 1931 HRS, SEPT7, 2010.

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