Bangladesh Tanners Association (BTA) is going to start buying rawhide of sacrificial animals immediately with the fixed price.
A commerce ministry statement today said the BTA has decided to collect the rawhide in response to the call of ministry before the scheduled time.
The commerce ministry has been reviewing the ongoing situation on the rawhide with the BTA for the convenient of people.
The ministry requested the BTA to start collecting the rawhide urgently before the previously fixed date on August 20, the statement said.
Considering the ongoing market situation in the country, the BTA announced its decision of buying rawhide immediately, it added.
Meanwhile, the traders and preservers have been urged to follow the appropriate process to preserve the rawhide locally to prevent the valuable resource from any damage.
The commerce ministry has also directed the Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners and Upazila Nirbahi Officers to extend necessary cooperation to the concerned people, said the statement.