ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Dec 2015In December 2015, the government of Bangladesh announced an altered export prohibition.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Ban on raw jute export temporarily lifted - 7 January 2016
Govt allows export of 2.77 lakh bales of raw jute - 7 January 2016
India, Pakistan want BD to lift ban on raw jute export - 28 December 2015
According to news reports, on 15 December 2015, Bangladesh has lifted the export ban on raw jute from certain processed varities. These varities include automatic scanning, machine cut jute (10-120mm), jute silver and jute TRO.
Raw jute exports have been banned by Bangladesh since November 2015 to ensure domestic supply post implementation of rules under the Mandatory Jute Packing Act that makes use of jute packaging compulsary for certain industries.