For the first time, Bangladesh is exporting cotton wastage (Jhoots) from garments to India. The relevant authorities said that it will be possible to earn a large amount of foreign exchange through this export program. On Saturday, August 27 around 1:15 PM, the ship “Ya Razzaq” was leaving for India from the West Muktarpur Summit Alliance Port on the Dhaleswari River in Munshiganj. It will take six to seven days to reach its destination at a distance of 650 km.
The ship carrying 111 tonnes of waste cloths will go to Dhubri port in Assam, India. A company named Moktar Hossain Traders is exporting these Garment wastages (Jhoots). Through this, Bangladesh had started to export for the very first time to India through Riverine. Moktar Hossain Traders has a plan to export 100,000 tonnes of garment wastage yearly and this consignment of 111 tonnes is a part of that.
BIWTA director Mohammad Rafiqul Islam told that for the first time the export of garment wastage has started with Bangladesh to India. Through this, the opportunity to earn huge foreign exchange will be created. According to the agreement, itt will take 6-7 days to reach the Dhuburi port of Assam, a distance of 650 km. Later it will go to 2 other states of India including Haryana and Kolkata in West Bengal.