Desk Report: A total of 71 companies received the National Export Trophy for their outstanding performance in the country’s export earnings in the fiscal year 2019-20.
Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi, as the chief guest, handed over the trophies to all winners, under 28 categories, at a ceremony held at Hotel InterContinental in the capital on Sunday.
Universal Jeans Ltd, a sister concern of Pacific Jeans group, bagged the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Export Trophy for the highest export earnings during FY 2019-20.
Pacific Jeans Ltd and NHT Fashion Ltd won gold and silver trophies respectively in the garment sector under EPZ (knit and woven) with 100% ownership of Bangladesh in the “C” category.
FBCCI President Jashim Uddin, Hameem Group Managing Director Ak Azad, Pacific Jeans Group Managing Director Syed Mohammed Tanvir and Export Promotion Bureau Vice Chairman AHM Ahsan spoke at the event with Commerce Ministry Senior Secretary Tapan Kanti on the chair.
Among other recipients, Rifat Garments Ltd received the gold trophy in the ready-made garment [woven] sector while Snowtex Outerwear Ltd and Tarashima Apparels Ltd won silver and bronze trophies respectively.
Besides, GMS Composite Knitting Industries and Square Fashions secured the gold and silver trophies respectively for the second consecutive time in Knitwear while Flamingo Fashions Ltd received bronze.
In the yarn sector, Square Textiles Ltd won the gold trophy while Badsha Textile Ltd received silver and Viyellatex Spinning Ltd received the bronze trophy.
Zaber & Zubair Fabrics Ltd received the gold trophy in the textile fabrics sector. Besides, Envoy Textiles Ltd received the silver trophy while Ha-Meem Denim Ltd secured bronze.
Zaber & Zubair Fabrics Ltd is the only recipient of the award (gold) in the home and specialised textile products sector. Noman Terry Towel Mills Ltd won the gold trophy in the Terry Towel sector.
Fardin Accessories Ltd received gold trophy and RM Interlining Ltd won silver in other products and services under the garment sector under EPZ (knit and woven) with 100% ownership of Bangladesh [“C” category].
In the packaging and accessories products category, Montrims Ltd won the gold trophy, M&U Packaging Ltd won the silver trophy while Uniglory Paper and Packaging Ltd secured bronze.
Pioneer Knitwears BD Ltd, Beacon Knitwear Ltd and Ibrahim Knit Garments Ltd received gold, silver, and bronze trophies respectively in the reserved sector [products and services] for women entrepreneurs or exporters.