42 new industries resume in last fiscal year, Amu says in JS

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SANGSAD BHABAN, July 05, 2018 (BSS) – Industries Minister Amir Hossen Amu
today said a number of 42 new industries have been resumed under the
Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) during 2017-18
fiscal year.

The Industries Minister said this while responding to a query made by treasury
bench lawmaker Md Mamunur Rashid Kiron at the House here.

Few of these industries are Chittagong Chemical Complex (CCC) Ltd, Chatak
Cement Company Ltd (CCCL), Kornophuly Paper Mills Ltd (KPM), North Bengal
Paper Mill Ltd (NBPM), Khulna Newsprint Mills Ltd (KNM) and Uzala Match
Factory Ltd under the Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC).

As per the statics of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), he said 18.31 per
cent growth has been achieved from the big and medium industrial sector and
14.86 per cent from small industries during the last fiscal year.