STATUS OF COTTON IN BANGLADESH
Geography and climate
Latitude: Bangladesh is a country in South Asia located between 20o
34′ and 26o
38′ N and
Between the 88th
01′ and 92o
Bangladesh has a tropical monsoon climate
High temperature and humidity.
Bangladesh basically has four seasons. Summer (March to May), Monsoon
Autumn (June-September), Autumn (October-November) and Winter (December-February).
Rainfall: The total rainfall during the monsoon ranges from 1,194 mm to 3,445 mm. The annual average
The temperature is 26 degrees Celsius and the precipitation is 2540 mm.
Humidity: 99% high (July), 36% low (December and January).cotton .
Bangladesh has an agricultural economy, although the share of agriculture is declining.
past five years. However, it dominates the economy and has a large workforce living in rural areas.
From a marketing perspective, Bangladesh follows a free-flowing mixed economy.
Selected macroeconomic indicators for Bangladesh in FY2006 are as follows.
Gross domestic product (constant value): $42.44 billion
Total GNI (in constant value): $66.03 billion
GDP growth rate: 6.63%
Participation of the sector in GDP (%):
Agricultural growth rate: 2.95%
Per capita income: $476.
Total spending: $49.43 billion.
Private: $45.99 billion
Public: $3.44 billion
Total investment: US$15.28 billion
Private: $11.55 million
Public: $3.71 billion
Gross national saving: $17.14 million
Agriculture is the engine of our national economy, directly accounting for 48.1% of the total population.
related to agriculture. In the agricultural sector crops and horticulture, livestock/breeding,
Forestry and related services and fishing/fishing. Among all these sectors, the agriculture sector alone contributed 11.72% of the GDP.
from the country. Many public and private sector organizations are involved in agriculture.
domestic development. Rice is a staple food in Bangladesh with an output of about 26,530.
Other important crops are wheat, maize, potatoes and jute. but some basic information
Agriculture in Bangladesh is as follows.
1. Total arable land area: 14.11 million hectares
4. Cultivated land area: 7.98 million hectares
3. Forest area: 2.6 million hectares
5. Arable land: 270,000 hectares
6. Existing partners: 470,000 hectares
7. Crop strength: 180%
8. Single planting area: 2.87 million hectares
9. Reclamation area: 4.13 million hectares
10. Three cropping area: 1.03 million hectares
11. Agricultural growth rate: 2.95%
12. Total annual grain output: 26.13 million tons
13. Total food crop demand: 23.85 million tons
Annual egg production: 4.78 million
15. Annual fish output: 1.99 million tons
35.8% of the total population is devoted to the industrial sector of the country. textiles and
Ready-to-wear alone accounts for around 5.2% of the total population. Main Industrial Products
Cotton textiles, jute textiles, clothing, paper, fertilizers, steel, cement, petroleum products,
Cigarettes, matches, medicines, potions, tea, salt, cooking oil, etc.
Here are some basic figures of Bangladesh Industrial Sector Industrial Sector Share in GDP (%): 27.91
Garment industry contribution to GDP: 27%
Garments accounted for 7.5% of total exports.
Cotton Textile Production: 17530
Threads: 13838 metric tons
Fabric: 3.692 million meters
Jute Textile Production: 22313
The treasury consists of tax revenue and non-tax revenue.
Gross revenue: $66.89 million
Non-tax income: $12.96
Currently, water and air pollution are two major environmental problems facing Bangladesh. oh
A 2000 World Bank report stated that diesel vehicles were responsible for 44% of particulate matter and
Nitrogen oxide particles are responsible for 85% of air pollution in Dhaka city.
5.3 Sources of investment
Bangladesh includes low wages and available labor and labor resources. There are huge possibilities.
Invest in cotton and jute textiles, garments, frozen foods, processed foods, agribusiness and small industries.