Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Eid-ul-Azha fiesta

Hide price fixed

The government on Thursday fixed the price of rawhide of sacrificial animals for the Eid-ul-Azha. Per-square foot cowhide price for Dhaka has been fixed at Tk 45-50 while Tk 35-40 for the rest of the country. Besides, the price of male goat hide has been fixed at Tk 18-20 while female goat Tk 13-15. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed made the announcement at a press conference at the Secretariat Thursday 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 agencies and BGB will strengthen their vigilance to prevent hide smuggling. Commerce Secretary Shubhashish Bose was present. - BSS

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