Tea export fetches at Tk 17 crore in last FY: Tofail

 SANGSAD BHABAN, April 9, 2018 (BSS) РBangladesh earned Taka 17,25,59,585 in the last fiscal year by exporting tea.

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed informed the Jatiya Sangsad today in reply to a starred question raised by treasury bench member AFM Bahauddin Nasim (Madaripur-3).

Responding to another question from Awami League lawmaker Nurunnabi Chowdhury (Bhola-3), the commerce minister said the government has a plan to raise export of ceramic tablewares to different countries including Europe and America.

Tofail said this sector has been included as the “special development sector” in the four-year (2015- 2018) export policy. “Under the policy, various financial and other benefits have been declared to strengthen the export base of the sector,” he added