International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 5, Issue 3 (2018)

History of leather business and future perspective in Bangladesh


Raju Muhammad Shahidul Islam

The study aims at to known the history of leather business and future perspective in Bangladesh. The leather industrial sector of Bangladesh has been almost entirely supported by local raw material resources while 1.0 million live cattle are imported every year from neighbouring countries to meet our protein demand adding extra number of raw hides and skins. Bangladesh process 85,000 tons’ raw hides and skins per year. Among those 40% are done during the Qaurbani time (75 days) at 450 tons’/day rate and rests are processed in 225 days at 230 tons’/day production rate. Value addition of leather and leather goods and footwear exports on averages 85% local and 15% foreign. About 40-100 tannery units among 206 are now in operation in the sector. To prosper in the future, our tanneries must remain at the forefront of technological development.
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Raju Muhammad Shahidul Islam. History of leather business and future perspective in Bangladesh. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 5, Issue 3, 2018, Pages 24-27
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