Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has handed over the National Export Trophy to 113 export organisations for their contribution to the national economy in financial years 2011-12 and 2012-13.
Fifty two won gold medals, 37 silver and 24 bronze medals distributed at a function the Ministry of Commerce and Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) organised in Dhaka today.
The Ministry of Commerce awards the exporters every year, considering the export earnings, growth of earnings and addition of new products.
The Prime Minister called upon the exporters to diversify markets and products as demands are growing in different countries of the world.
“We’ll provide all support,” she said, assuring also facilities necessary to boost trade and commerce, industrialisation and investment.
Presided over by Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce Ministry Md Tajul Islam Chowdhury, Senior Secretary of the Commerce Ministry Hedayetullah Al Mamun and FBCCI President Abdul Matlub Ahmad and EPB Vice Chairman Mafruha Sultana spoke at the function.
Twenty four gold medallists for the fiscal year 2011-12 are Refat Garments Ltd, Square Fashion, Square Textiles, Noman Waving, Zaber and Zobaer Fabrics, Apex Foods, Popular Jute Exchange, Akiz Jute, Apex Tannery, Picard Bangladesh, FB Footwear, Agri concern, Oran Exports, Rajdhani Enterprise, Karupanna, Rangpur, Bengal Plastic, Far Ceramics, Uniglory Cycle, Thanvir Polymer, Beximco Pharma, Service Engine, Universal Jeans, Shasha Denims and Montrims.
The silver medallists are Ananta Apparels, GMS Composite, Mosharraf Composite, Envoy Textiles, Seamark (BD), F R Jute, Janata jute, S F Industries, RMM Leather, Farm Fresh, Pran Agro, Capital Enterprise, Ever Bright Plastic, Transworld Bicycle, Al Habib Enterprise, Graphics People and Jeans-2000.
Twenty-six gold medallists for FY12-13 are Refat Garments Ltd, GMS Composite Knitting Industries Ltd, Kamal Yarn Ltd, Saad Sun Textiles Mills Ltd, Jaber and Jobaer Fabrics Ltd, Noman Terry Towel Mills Ltd, Apex Foods Ltd, Popular Jute Exchange Ltd, Akij Jute Mills Ltd, Apex Tannery Ltd, Picard Bangladesh Ltd, FB Footwear Ltd, Al-Azmi Trade International, Pran Dairy Ltd, Rajdhani Enterprise, Karuponno Rangpur Ltd, Bengal Plastics Ltd, Unit-3, Farr Ceramics Ltd, BRB Cables Industries Ltd, Marine Safety System, Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Graphicpeople Ltd, Universal Jeans Ltd, Shasha Denims Ltd, Montreams Ltd and Mir Telecom Ltd.
Nineteen silver medallists are Ananta Apparels Ltd, Square Fashions Ltd, Badsha Textile Ltd, Envoy Textile Ltd, Uniliance Textile Ltd, Seamark (BD) Ltd, Reza Jute Trading, Janata Jute Mills Ltd, SAF Industries Ltd, RMM Leather Industries Ltd, Laimai Footwear Ltd, Monsoor General Trading Company Ltd, Pran Agro Ltd, Capital Enterprise, Core-the Jute Works, Bengal Plastics Ltd, Service Engine Ltd, Pacific Jeans Ltd and Jaber and Jobaer Accessories Ltd.