DJHAKA, July 21, 2018 (BSS) – Furniture export maintained a steady growth in fiscal year 2017-18 (FY18) as the country exported furniture products worth $6.31 crore, up 20.27 percent from the fiscal 2016-17 (FY17).
Furniture items worth $5.25 crore were exported in FY17.
According to Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), the country targeted to export furniture products worth $6.10 crore in FY18.
“Our furniture products are becoming popular in different parts of the world, especially in middle eastern countries because of innovative design, quality wood and technical skills,” said president of Bangladesh Furniture Exporters’ Association (BFEA) K M Akhtaruzzaman.
Talking to BSS, he said the furniture industry has been able to consolidate its position in the domestic market over the last ten years also. The manufacturers are producing quality products with innovative designs, he added.