Export earnings fetch record US$52.082bln in last fiscal
DHAKA, July 3, 2022 (BSS) - Export earnings of the country has fetched a
record height of US$52.082 billion in the last fiscal year (FY22) despite the
unstable global economic situation mainly caused by the impacts of the COVID-
19 pandemic and other global issues.
According to the latest statistics of the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), the
country's export earnings witnessed an eye-catching growth of 34.38 percent
in the last fiscal year (FY22) bagging US$52082.66 million exceeding the
strategic export target of $43500 million.
The export earnings in the previous fiscal year (FY21) were 38758.31 million.
The EPB figures revealed that out of the total export earnings of $52082.66
million registered in the last fiscal year (FY23), the bulk of $42613.15
million came from the RMG exports.
Out of that volume, the highest $23214.32 million came from the knitwear
exports while the second highest $19398.84 million came from woven garment
Besides, in the last fiscal year, the country also bagged $1695.19 million
from export of primary commodities, $1245.18 from export of leather and
leather products, $1127.63 million from export of jute and jute-made goods.
The single-month export earnings in last June also witnessed a staggering
37.19 percent growth grabbing $4908.03 million against $3577.49 million
fetched in FY21.