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Export falls by 7.30% in September

  • Published at 04:29 pm October 6th, 2019
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File photo of Chittagong port Md Manik/Dhaka Tribune

The exports earnings during July-September, the first quarter of the current fiscal year, plunged by 2.94% to $9.65 billion, which was $9.94 billion same period a year ago

Bangladesh’s exports shipments dropped by 7.30%, to $2.92 billion in September for the second consecutive month this year as apparel exports witnessed a decline.

According to Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) provisional data, Bangladesh earned $2.92 billion, down by 7.30%, exporting goods in September, which was $3.15 billion in the same period a year ago.

However, the exports earnings during July-September, the first quarter of the current fiscal year, plunged by 2.94% to $9.65 billion, which was $9.94 billion same period a year ago.

In August, the second month of the current fiscal year, Bangladesh earned $2.84 billion, down by 11.49% in the same period last year.