Manufacturers in Bangladesh supplied 11% of the European Union’s (EU) total imported bicycles in 2016, making the country the third largest bicycle exporter to the bloc after Taiwan and Cambodia.
Data published by Eurostat
, official EU website for European statistics, showed that 42% of the bicycles imported by EU member countries came from outside the EU.
The top sources are- Taiwan (24%), Cambodia (18%), Bangladesh (11%), and the Philippines (10%).
Eurostat further showed that 28 member countries of the EU imported 17m bicycles in 2016 of which 58% within the union.
On the other hand, EU member states exported 11m bicycles in the past year of which 92% within the union.