Export earnings from the US, the largest market for Bangladeshi goods, registered a healthy high during July with a robust growth of 17.94 per cent, which was 16.65 per cent of the total export earnings for the one-month period. During July, Bangladesh’s exports to Germany were 15.39 per cent of total export earnings for the one month period. Exports to the UK in were 11.60 per cent of total export earnings for the one-month period. Exports to France in July accounted for 5.10 per cent of total export earnings for the period.
Of the South Asian countries, exports to India amounted to $45.80 million during July that included jute and jute-made goods worth $9.58 million and woven garments worth $10.13 million. The Netherlands, another big export destination for Bangladesh, imported goods from Bangladesh worth $108.05 million during July. The amount included knitwear worth $41.42 million, woven garments worth $33.22 million and footwear worth $12.23 million.
Exports to Belgium amounted to $86.26 million that included knitwear worth $33.83 million, woven garments worth $32.57 million and jute and jute made goods worth $1.35 million. Exports to Russia fetched $34.37 million in July while that of Japan totaled $76.39 million, Singapore totaled $9.32 million and China $63.56 million.