Export Import Marketing in Bangladesh

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Introduction Acceleration of production and expansion of trade result in growth of national wealth. Increased production in export sectors may become the prime mover in the development cycle in a densely populate of Bangladesh like our as this will generate employment opportunities which in turn will generate savings and investment on consequent flow of capital. The prime national objective of poverty alleviation will thus be materialized. Our export trade is featured by the dominance of a few commodities in a narrow market. Such dependence on at limited number of export items targeted a limited market is not desirable for economic development. We must, therefore, aim both at product and market diversification or else our export trade will…show more content…
Although, they wanted to co-operate us in writing our report, their busy schedules sometimes did not allow them to do so. On the other hand, due to secrecy of official information, sometimes they showed unwillingness to provide us information. Export & Import Overview in Bangladesh Bangladesh is a country of about 134 million consisting predominantly of mixed group of Proto Austroloids / Dravidians, Mongloids and Aryans. It has an area of 1,47,570 square kilometer with 904 persons living per km, making it the ninth most densely populated country of the world. Bangladesh has huge volume of natural and agricultural resources. There are substantial deposits of coal and gas in the country and these are important raw materials for many industries. But Bangladesh has not yet been able to exploit these resources for lack of technology and investment. The potential of agro-based industries has not been properly utilized. The country has a variety of fruits and agricultural products, which provide the basis for agro-based industries. Even our marine resources are grossly under-exploited. Major Export items of Bangladesh The traditional export items of Bangladesh are: raw jute, jute manufactures (Hessian sacking, carpet backing, carpets), jute products, and tea, leather and leather products. Non-traditional export items are: garments, frozen shrimps, other fish products, newsprint, paper, naphtha, furnace oil,
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