DHAKA May 8 Bangladesh's exports rose nearly
3.5 percent in April from a year earlier to $2.77 billion, the
Export Promotion Bureau said on Monday, but 3.8 percent below
For July-April, the first 10 months of the country's 2016-17
financial year, exports rose 3.9 percent to $28.72 billion from
a year earlier, 4.25 percent below the target.
Shipments of readymade garments, comprising knitwear and
woven items, totalled $23.14 billion in July-April, up 2.2
percent on year.
Exports in the 2015/16 financial year that ended in June hit
a record $34.24 billion, up 9.7 percent from the previous year,
on the back of stronger garment sales.
(Reporting by Ruma Paul; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)