Export earnings reach $41.72b in July-March

The country's export earnings from goods during the July-March period of the current fiscal year (FY23) reached $41,721.62 million having an overall growth of 8.07 percent.

The single-month export earnings in this March totaled $4,643.94 million, according to the latest statistics of the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB).

The EPB data showed that during this nine-month period, the country's major export item RMG still remained in the positive trend totaling $35,252.44 million having a growth of 12.17 percent. The export earnings from RMG during the same period of the last fiscal year (FY22) were $31,428.4 million.

Out of the overall exportable items, knitwear still continues to dominate during this first three quarter with earnings of $19,137.48 million with a growth of 11.78 percent. The export earnings from woven garments totaled $16,114.96 million with a growth of 12.63 percent.

The performances of other major exportable items during this nine-month period were primary commodities $1,033.64 million, agricultural products $687.09 million, manufactured commodities $40,687.98 million, chemical products $226.81 million, plastic products $154.7 million, leather and leather products $919.73 million, wood and wood products $7.05 million, jute and jute goods $698.7 million, specalised textiles $207.75 million, home textile $859.94 million, engineering products $400.28 million.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha