Continuing business with sustainability and staying market for good future-Gazi Md. Shahid Ullah


The whole world has been suffering a lot from the COVID-19 pandemic. Every sector of the industry has been affected. The textile industry is the main remittance earning source for Bangladesh. This industry has been affected a lot due to lockdown everywhere and a shortage of orders. As everywhere vaccination has been started and the COVID-19 infection situation is better now. Fortunately, Bangladesh is receiving plenty of orders now. Team Textile Focus talked with industry stakeholders to know about their business in 2021 and furcating for 2022. Gazi Md. Shahid Ullah, Director, BKMEA; Director, Sonnet Textile Industries Ltd shared his views-


Textile Focus: How are you observing 2021 for your business?

Gazi Md. Shahid Ullah:  We have good business in 2021 but can’t make markup due to raw materials and freight increase twice or more. Now a days people are more talking about, port problem, container congestion, and customs-bond, logistic cost, workers crisis issues are the burning problems

Textile Focus: What is your expectation and planning for 2022?

Gazi Md. Shahid Ullah: Continuing business with sustainability and staying market for good future. Still order is good facing some challenges but seeing huge opportunity for upcoming year. Besides Chattogram is a good zone for business and investment. I request buyers, stakeholders to invest more in our area. Once the ongoing big projects namely, Matarbari Bay Terminal & Economic zone are completed, we will be self-contained.