Bangladesh’s exports of leather reached 81 million US dollars in the first six months of the current financial year (July to December 2017). This represents a decline of 29% from similar period in the previous year and the achievement of 87% of the strategic target fixed for the first semester.
Exports of leather products almost reached the target for the period (89%) and were stable compared to similar period in 2016-2017, reaching 185 million US dollars.
Leather footwear exports went up by 9%, reaching 253 million US dollars for the six-months period, reaching 109% of the target set for the period for this segment. Non-leather footwear also registered a good performance in the period totaling 108 million US dollars’ worth of exports, 104% of the target and increasing by 6% from similar period in the previous year.
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