Year Export Import Trade Ratio
2003-04 92.28 425.59 1:4.61
2004-05 108.60 415.59 1:3.83
2005-06 136.98 517.14 1:3.77
2006-07 125.35 747.34 1:5.96
2007-08 155.13 821.11 1:5.29
2008-09 117.12 850.75 1:7.22
2009-10 150.72 787.32 1:5.22
2010-11 218.00 772.85 1: 3.54
2011-12 245.43 704.06 1:2.87
2012-13 345.11 611.19 1:1.771
2013-14

21776.07(280.51)

59223 (762.88)

1:0.37
2014-15

19196.61 (247.16)

66203.8 (852.37)

1:3.45

Major Export Items in 2014-15 (In million US $):

Woven Garments (62.181); Knitwear (36.925); Home Textile (0.643); Agri Products (6.922); Frozen Food (5.469); Leather & Leather Products (93.431); Footwear (13.806); Raw Jute (0.004); Jute Goods (0.004); Others (27.771)..

Major Import Items in 2014-15 (In million US $):

Cotton (all types), cotton yarn /thread and cotton fabrics (175.9); Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (119.8); Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof, sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (86.0); Man-made filaments; strip and the like of man-made textile materials (58.2); Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (43.4); Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery (43.2); Man – made staple  fibres (31.2); Plastics and articles thereof (28.9); Knitted or crocheted fabrics (21.9); Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (20.2); Impregnated, coated, covered textile fabrics etc. (13.6); Pulp of wood/ fibrous cellulosic material etc. (9.6); Tanning or dyeing extracts; their derivatives etc. (6.7); Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (5.2); Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (2.5); Others (144.6).

Source: Import Payment, Bangladesh Bank &
  Export Statistics, Export Promotion Bureau

Prepared by DCCI Research Cell

Value in Million Taka (Value in Million US $)
Year Export Import Trade Ratio
2004-05 23.65 439.17 1:18.57
2005-06 18.28 472.51 1:25.85
2006-07 21.35 473.12 1: 22.16
2007-08 16.89 476.42 1:28.21
2008-09 16.99 396.03 1: 23.31
2009-10 40.71 541.83 1:13.30
2010-11 63.74 733.9 1: 11.51
2011-12 3339.6 (42.22) 63081 (797.48) 1:18:89
2012-13 3836.96(48.01) 58715.9(734.68)1 1:15:30
2013-14 4446.65(57.28) 71496.7(920.99) 1:16:08
2014-15 6091.27(78.43) 63523.1(817.86) 1:10:43

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