Exports using 50pc jute to be entitled to subsidy: BB


BSS, Dhaka

 Export subsidy will be applicable at the prescribed rate for use of 50 percent jute in any product.

To this end, Bangladesh Bank (BB) today issued a circular.

As per the circular, if more than 50 percent of the value of jute products is used in products other than jute finishing products (Hesian, Seking and CBC) and jute yarn (yarn and twine), the product will be diversified jute product by any means, whether by hand or by machine.

In all cases, the subsidy applicant must have an updated license under the Jute Act, 2017, the circular added.