Month: February 2020

Leather goods export: Govt to explore European markets

The government would explore markets in Europe for exporting leather goods as the coronavirus outbreak affected trade with China, said Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun on Wednesday.…

Govt searching alternative leather market: minister

Industries minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun on Wednesday said that the ministries concerned were working on exploring alternative export destinations for leather and leather goods as the sector faced setback due to the coronavirus outbreak in China.…

Tannery owners propose for increasing fund to operate CETP

The tannery owners today demanded of the government to increase the existing fund for meeting the operating cost for effectively run the Central Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) at Savar Tannery Industrial Estate.…

Dhaka rivers under onslaught

The rotten stench emanating from the polluted Buriganga water hits the nostrils even before reaching the river’s bank. There, a grey bearded man is spotted under the Shaheed Buddhijibi bridge…When asked if the government’s move to relocate tannery industries from Hazaribagh to Savar had helped, he repeats that all is “the same as before”…