Month: July 2020

Savar tannery park not ready in 3 years

The authorities have failed to complete the Tannery Industrial Park at Savar even though it has been over three years after the tanneries were forced to shift there from Hazaribagh in the capital, adversely affecting leather exports and causing fresh pollutions in the area.…

Loans for tanners from Covid funds

Tanners will get loans from Covid-19 incentive packages to buy raw hides during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha, a meeting has decided.…

Tanners in a capital crunch, seek Tk 600cr

Tanneries are suffering from a capital shortage following a drop in sales amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and subsequently, the country’s rawhide business has been severely impacted, according to the Bangladesh Tanners Association (BTA).…

Tannery Industrial Estate Flows

Apparently untreated effluent from tanneries at Savar Tannery Industrial Estate flows into the Dhaleshwari river. The estate has been using its central effluent treatment plant on trial for almost two years and is yet to put it into regular service.…

Rawhide crisis feared

Tannery owners and relevant government officials at a webinar on Monday expressed fear that the rawhide purchasing and tanning might experience the same problems it had faced last year as they still remained unaddressed.…