The destinational pattern of export revealed that the EU member countries topped the buyers list sharing Tk. 131134.0 crore (58.7%) of the total export receipts during the year under review as against Tk. 145763.1 crore (59.2%) in the preceding year.
The second largest buyer of Bangladeshi goods was the member countries of NAFTA. The shares of NAFTA was Tk. 41593.3 crore (18.6%) of the total exports as compared to Tk. 47235.7 crore (19.2%) during 2018-2019.
Other Asian countries imported Bangladeshi goods worth Tk. 14157.4 crore (6.3%) during the year 2019-2020 as against Tk. 15616.6 crore (6.3%) during the previous year.
The OIC countries share was Tk. 12162.6 crore (5.4%) as against Tk. 11765.3 crore (4.8%) during the previous year. ACU member countries, Other European countries, SAARC, Developing Eight, OPEC and ASEAN countries accounted for Tk. 8711.3 crore (3.9%), Tk. 8487.3 crore (3.8%), Tk. 8426.5 crore (3.8 %), Tk. 6309.4 crore (2.8 %), Tk. 4841.5 crore (2.2%) and Tk. 4170.1 crore (1.9%) respectively of the total export receipts during the year 2019-2020.
Table-4(A)[Taka in crore] & 4(B)[In million US$] shows the comparative position of export receipts from countries classified in a block/group/economic community during 2019-2020 and 2018-2019 along with their respective shares in the total export receipts of Bangladesh.
|(Taka in Crore)|
|Amount Taka||% of total export||Amount Taka||% of total export|
|Other Asian Countries||14157.4||6.3||15616.6||6.3||-1459.2|
|Other European Countries||8487.3||3.8||8035.3||3.3||452.0|
|Total Export Receipts (excluding EPZ)||223548.4||246308.3||-22759.9|
|(Million US $)|
|Amount US Dollar||% of total export||Amount US Dollar||% of total export|
|Other Asian Countries||1670.0||6.3||1859.0||6.3||-189.0|
|Other European Countries||1001.0||3.8||956.0||3.3||45.0|
|Total Export Receipts (excluding EPZ)||26372.0||29311.0||-2939.0|
Note: 1. Idonesia included in OIC and ASEAN
2. Exports of EPZ are not included in the above table