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Bangladesh registered a ten percent rise in its exports to India

Dhaka, Aug 31 (Calcutta Tube) Bangladesh registered a ten percent rise in its exports to India, a latest report shows.

Exports to the largest neighbour India were $302 million in 2009-10 when better trade ties were discussed at the level of the prime ministers in January.

Exports to other neighbours barely account for 2.7 percent of the total, touching $431 million, New Age newspaper said quoting the government’s Export Promotion Bureau’s Evaluation Survey.

Remaining almost static over the year, exports to Pakistan were worth $78 million.

Exports to Nepal increased by 9 percent to $8.8 million, to Bhutan by 72 percent to $2.2 million, to Myanmar by 9 percent to $10 million and to Sri Lanka by 26 percent to $24 million.

Exports to the Maldives increased almost five folds to $0.7 million but exports to Afghanistan declined by 37 percent to $3.7 million.

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