Country’s merchandise export to Italy reached $889 million in the first seven months of the current calendar year, the latest statistics of the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) revealed the data.
It also showed that export to Italy stood at $767 million in January-June period or the first half of 2017 and the value stood at $122 million in the month of July this year.
Bangladesh is enjoying tariff-free access to Italian market under the European Union’s (EU) Generalised System of Preference scheme, which is also known as Everything But Arms (EBA) scheme.
Bangladesh’s annual export to Italy in the past fiscal year stood at $1462.95 million.
Italy was the 13th largest importer of the world in 2016, according to the latest statistics of the World Trade Organization (WTO).