Contract farming for farm produce export  

'Fair price' makes mustard farmers happy

Published: May 06, 2021 21:51:50 A recent media report on export of a few consignments of potatoes produced by contract growers of Bangladesh Agricultural Corporation (BADC) is only a tiny flicker of the potential of export of horticulture produce, as well as fruits and vegetables under contract farming. For quite sometime, sector specialists have been […]

Dhaka, Jakarta for early signing of PTA

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Bangladesh requested Indonesia to offer its readymade garments duty free benefits and not to impose safeguard measures on its textile products Bangladesh and Indonesia on Thursday stressed early signing of a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) within the ambit of which potential export items from both countries would be allowed to enter duty-free. The two countries […]

Bangladesh eyes Guinea Bissau as new export destination

Bangladesh eyes Guinea Bissau as new export destination

Bangladesh has requested Guinea Bissau, a county in West Africa, to consider accrediting a non-resident Ambassador to Bangladesh at least for maintaining a regular contact in both ways to help boost relations between the two countries exploring trade potential.  Terming the trade between two countries as not up to its potentials, Bangladesh suggested that Guinea […]

Bangladesh among world’s top 10 in 13 sectors

Bangladesh among world’s top 10 in 13 sectors

First in jute export, second in production Bangladesh was once renowned for its jute, the ‘golden fibre’. It is now the second largest producer of jute and produces 42 per cent of the world’s jute, at 13,35,000 (13 lakh 35 thousand) tonnes. India produces around 2 million (20 lakh) tonnes, that is, 55 per cent […]

India’s likely ban on export of jute seeds to affect Bangladesh stakeholders

Horse-drawn carriages only means of transportation still!

REZAUL KARIM | Published: March 13, 2021 09:51:15 | Updated: March 13, 2021 14:01:53 India’s likely ban on export of jute seeds has raised concerns among Bangladesh’s millers, cultivators and the government, official sources said. The neighbouring country is likely to take the decision on the ban with a view to meeting its domestic demand […]

Plan to boost export of agricultural goods  

Published: March 09, 2021 22:05:07 The fact that the government has included agriculture in its current export policy as a priority sector is undoubtedly a right step forward. Though various agricultural items produced by our farmers especially vegetables have long been in the overseas markets to meet the needs of Bangladeshi expatriates, the necessary thrust […]

West Sumatra’s Exports Reached US$212.08 Million in January 2021

West Sumatra's Exports Reached US$212.08 Million in January 2021

TEMPO.CO, Padang – The value of West Sumatra’s exports reached US$212.08 million in January 2021, or a decrease by 8.33 percent from US$231.06 million in the previous month. “In December 2020, West Sumatra’s exports reached US$231.06 million, but in January 2021 the value fell to US$212.08 million,” Herum Fajarwati, Head of West Sumatra’s Statistics Office (BPS), said […]

Coffee, cashew cultivation in Chattogram bears export potential

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FE Report | Published: February 27, 2021 08:55:19 The government has put highest emphasis on promoting cultivation of coffee, cashew nuts and dragon fruits in the hilly areas of Chattogram division sensing potential of such cash crops. Farmers of Chattogram, Rangamati, Bandarban and Khagrachari districts will be given all necessary supports to produce coffee, cashew […]

BADC promotes cultivation of export quality potatoes in Gopalganj

BADC promotes cultivation of export quality potatoes in Gopalganj

According to official data, farmers planted 20 acres of diamond, 10 acres of asterix and 10 acres of granola potatoes in Sadar and Kashiani upazila of Gopalganj in November last year Dhaka Tribune Exporting potatoes will earn much valuable foreign exchange and benefit the economy as well as the individual farmer, says BADC Bangladesh Agriculture […]