Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) crossed the export target by US$ 676 million against the export target $6000 million for the fiscal year (FY) 2015-16.
The state-run authority has exported goods worth $6676.32 million from the enterprises of its eight EPZs. It was $6113.49 million in the FY 15.
In the FY 16, the enterprises of Chittagong EPZ exported goods worth of $ 2419.71 million, Dhaka EPZ $2183.9 million, Karnaphuli EPZ $823.28 million, Adamjee EPZ $562.91 million, Comilla EPZ $308.33 million, Mongla EPZ $74.66 million, Ishwardi EPZ $114.74 million and Uttara EPZ $188.8 million, a BEPZA statement said.
Mentionable that, in exported $6113.49 of the FY 15 Chittagong EPZ earned $ 2383.76 million, Dhaka EPZ $1997.5 million, Karnaphuli EPZ $709.74 million, Adamjee EPZ $467.37 million, Comilla EPZ $274.63 million, Mongla EPZ $84.26 million, Ishwardi EPZ $108.26 million and Uttara EPZ was $87.99 million.
In the FY 16, BEPZA contributed about 20 per cent to the total national exports.