Border trade revenue more than expectation
Dhaka, December 18: In border trade between Burma and Bangladesh, Banglageshi custom earns Taka (TK) 45 million equivalent to US $ 777470 within 5 months from July to November, this year, which crossed the expected revenue-earning target, a Bangladesh popular daily “ The Ittefaq” reports on 15th December.
The custom department had estimated that the earning could be TK-138 million within 5 months, but practically they earned TK-184.89 million crossing the revenue target, told custom department of
Md Abdul Gofur, the custom superintendent of Chittagong said that from Burma side goods that fishes, turmeric, jujube dry and pickled, spices, shoes, sandals, Burmese lungyi, blanket, dry fishes, rice, paddy, bamboo and cane coming to Bangladesh, but 70 per cent of revenue comes from fish import, the newspaper add.
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The officers said that if the smuggling could be stopped,
Add report, that by a 7 days border visa Bangladeshi traders can travel up to Sittwe (Akyab), the capital of Arakan state, but they are allowed to buy commodities from Maung daw nearest border town.
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