Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today said the per square foot cowhide price for Dhaka has been fixed Taka 45-50 while Taka 35-40 for the rest of the country.
“Besides, the price of male goat hide has been fixed Taka 18-20 while female goat Taka 13-15,” he added.
The government today fixed the price of rawhide of sacrificial animals for the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha while Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed made the announcement at a press conference at his secretariat office this afternoon.
The press conference was held after a meeting with Bangladesh Finished Leather, Leather Goods and Footwear Exporters’ Association (BFLLFEA), Bangladesh Tanners Association (BTA), and Bangladesh Hide and Skin Merchants Association.
Eid-ul-Azha is expected to be celebrated on August 22.