Facts & Figures
Export Performance of RMG of Bangladesh for 2012-13, 2013-14 & 2014-15 in Million US ($)
Monthly Growth Rate Compared to Last Year (%)Monthly Growth Rate Compared to Last Year (%)Monthly Growth Rate Compared to Last Year (%)

Export Performance of RMG of Bangladesh for 2012-13 in Million US ($)

Export of RMG in FY 12-13 (in Million USD)

Monthly Growth Rate Compared to Last Year (%)
Year
Month
Knit Woven Total Month Knit Woven Total
2012
July
1001.07 993.84 1994.91 July -0.68 11.92 5.22
August
792.53 765.85 1558.38 August -24.70 -12.03 -18.96
September
746.32 697.17 1443.40 September 43.72 46.49 45.04
October
873.16 761.48 1634.64 October 9.68 8.05 8.92
November
653.96 710.04 1364.00 November 5.18 13.26 9.24
December
908.93 1042.68 1951.62 December 14.44 17.06 15.83
2013
January
944.96 1147.64 2092.60 January 22.17 23.29 22.78
February
811.24 979.71 1790.71 February 10.81 12.19 11.56
March
854.68 991.77 1846.45 March 22.24 17.01 19.38
April
795.00 835.17 1630.28 April 13.80 15.72 14.77
May
1008.37 997.72 2006.09 May 15.11 15.13 15.12
June
1085.63 1116.78 2202.41 June 18.59 23.20 20.88
Total FY 12-13
10,475.88 11,039.85 21,515.73 Total FY 12-13 10.43 14.96 12.71
Share in National Export
38.77% 40.86% 79.63%  

Export Performance of RMG of Bangladesh for 2013-14 in Million US ($)

Export of RMG in FY 13-14 (in Million USD)

Monthly Growth Rate Compared to Last Year (%)
Year
Month
Knit Woven Total Month Knit Woven Total
2013
July
1253.76 1262.38 2516.14 July 25.24 27.02 26.12
August
848.15 796.05 1644.2 August 7.01 3.94 5.50
September
1058.29 985.26 2043.55 September 41.82 41.32 41.57
October
862.01 820.49 1682.50 October -1.28 7.75 2.93
November
877.61 889.35 1766.96 November 34.20 25.25 29.54
December
1048.87 1229.98 2278.85 December 15.40 17.96 16.77
2014
January
1045.83 1195.20 2241.03 January 10.67 4.14 7.09
February
915.76 1049.64 1965.40 February 12.88 7.14 9.74
March
920.69 993.37 1914.06 March 7.72 0.16 3.66
April
972.38 944.95 1917.33 April 22.30 13.14 17.61
May
1115.73 1092.26 2207.99 May 10.65 9.48 10.06
June
1130.74 1183.14 2313.88 June 4.16 5.94 5.06
Total FY 2013-2014
12,049.81 12,442.07 24,491.88 Total FY 2013-2014 15.02 12.70 13.83
Share in National Export
39.93% 41.22% 81.15%  

Export Performance of RMG of Bangladesh for 2014-15 in Million US ($)

Export of RMG in FY 14-15 (Jul-Feb) (in Million USD)

Monthly Growth Rate Compared to Last Year (%) (Jul-Feb)
Year
Month
Knit Woven Total Month Knit Woven Total
2014
July
1307.90 1210.08 2517.98 July 4.32 -4.14 0.07
August
898.44 815.34 1713.78 August 5.93 2.42 4.23
September
1064.12 937.29 2001.41 September 0.55 -4.87 -2.06
October
787.96 731.53 1519.49 October -8.59 -10.84 -9.69
November
939.36 999.23 1938.59 November 7.04 12.36 9.71
December
1063.8 1269.23 2333.03 December 1.42 3.19 2.38
2015January 1116.1 1303.77 2419.87 January 6.71 9.08 9.98
February 960.62 1146.72 2107.34 February 4.90 9.25 7.22
March      March      
April      April      
May      May      
June      June      
Total FY 2014-2015 (Jul-Feb)
8,138.30 8,413.19 16,551.49 Total FY 2014-2015 (Jul-Feb) 2.88 2.25 2.56
Share in National Export
40.02% 41.42% 81.49%  
Source: Export Promotion Bureau, Bangladesh
Table: Export Performance of RMG over Government's Strategic Target for 2013-14

Product

Target (million USD) 2014-15

Performance Over Target 2014-15 (Jul-Feb)

Knitwear

13,215.61

8,138.30

Woven

13,681.77

8,413.19

Table: Region wise Export Performance FY 2012-13 & 2013-14

Region

2012-13

2013-14

EU

7306.28

8682.25

USA & Canada

1592.87

1642.96

European Free Trade Association

125.98

133.89

Latin American Integration Association

216.81

216.22

Emerging Markets

937.81

1134.54

Others

296.13

239.95

Facts About Bangladesh Knitwear Sector:
 
Export Earnings: US$ 12.05 billion in FY 2013-14
Export Quantity: 510.92 million dozens in FY 2013-14
CAGR Growth (FY 2008-09-FY2013-14): 11.04%
Average Growth Rate Per Year: About 20.55% (Last 19 years)
During Recession (FY 2008-09) Annual Growth Rate of Knitwear Export: 16.20%
National Export: 39.93% in FY 2013-2014
Knitwear Share in Garments Exports: 49.20% in FY 2013-2014
Export Concentration: EU27-72.05%, USA-9.94% and Canada-3.69%
Domestic Value Addition: About 80%
2nd largest supplier of Knitwear in the world after China.
Net Retention Rate: About 48%
Domestic Value Addition 75%
2nd largest supplier of Knitwear in terms of quantity.
Employment Generation:
  Direct - 4.2 million; about 75% of them are women.
  Indirect - 0.70 million
Number of Member Units About - 1982 (Upto 30 November'2014)
Table: Comparative Export Performance of Bangladeshi Knit Production Major Importing Countries:
(Figures in Million US $)

Country

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

Germany

1282.77

2022.05

2039.97

2168.13

2573.70

UK

725.74

990.98

1103.30

1259.84

1335.25

USA

891.61

1119.04

1013.95

1130.90

1197.85

France

692.00

999.71

855.18

892.45

964.27

Spain

384.55

595.92

660.73

702.90

856.28

Italy

379.04

525.17

571.46

554.94

731.91

Canada

283.86

432.92

401.82

461.97

445.10

Netherlands

528.57

591.07

325.28

246.77

385.48

Belgium

155.79

299.74

320.46

317.19

440.63

Denmark

178.24

256.32

318.72

375.62

450.71

Source: Export Promotion Bureau, Bangladesh, Complied by Research & Development Cell