Why did denim export fall by 40%?
It is said that Bangladesh makes one out of every three denim sold in Europe. Globally $64 billion worth denim jeans were sold in 2022 and Bangladesh holds around 24.6 percent share of the global denim market. But unfortunately, denim exports from Bangladesh fell 40 percent this year.
In today's Straight from Star Newsroom, Khondoker Md Shoyeb along with The Daily Star reporter Refayet Ullah Mirdha tries to find out why denim exports fell and can Bangladesh recover from the fall?