Import for the EPZs declines

Dhaka,  Thu,  24 August 2017
Published : 18 Jun 2017, 13:38:27

Import for the EPZs declines

FE Online Report
Merchandise import for the country’s Export Processing Zones (EPZs) declined marginally in the first 10 months of the current fiscal year (FY17).

Statistics available with Bangladesh Bank revealed that total import of EPZs stood at $2.66 billion in July-April period of the current fiscal year.

The amount was $2.69 billion in the same period of the past fiscal year.

Import for the EPZs accounted for around 6 per cent of the total import during the period under review.

Central bank statistics showed that value of total import in the first 10 months of the current fiscal year stood at $39.15 billion. 

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