Govt fixes rawhide price for sacrificial animals

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Dhaka, August 09: The government today fixed the price of rawhide of sacrificial animals for the Eid-ul-Azha.Per square foot cowhide price for Dhaka has been fixed Taka 45-50 while Taka 35-40 for the rest of the country. Besides, the price of male goat hide has been fixed Taka 18-20 while female goat Taka 13-15.

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed made the announcement at a press conference at the Secretariat this afternoon after a meeting with Bangladesh Finished Leather, Leather Goods and Footwear Exporters’ Association (BFLLFEA), Bangladesh Tanners Association (BTA), and Bangladesh Hide and Skin Merchants Association.

He said law enforcing agency and BGB will strengthen their vigilance to prevent hide smuggling.

Commerce Secretary Shubhashish Bose was present.