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Jute Manufacturing Sector of Bangladesh Challenges, Opportunities and Policy Options


  • Khondaker Golam Moazzem

    (Centre for Policy Dialogue)

  • Md Tariqur Rahman
  • Abdus Sobhan


Major objectives of the present study are : a) To understand the changes in structure and composition of jute manufacturing sector of Bangladesh and analyse economic, technological, managerial and labour related issues of the jute manufacturing sector under different regimes. b) To study economic, technological and worker related issues of jute mills currently inoperation, under the public and private sectors, in order to identify major factors responsible for their efficiencies/ inefficiencies. c) To identify opportunities and challenges that needs to be confronted by the jute manufacturing sector in the near future. d) To extract appropriate policy suggestions with a view to develop a viable and efficient jute manufacturing sector.

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  • Khondaker Golam Moazzem & Md Tariqur Rahman & Abdus Sobhan, 2009. "Jute Manufacturing Sector of Bangladesh Challenges, Opportunities and Policy Options," Macroeconomics Working Papers 22294, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:eab:macroe:22294

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    1. Khondaker Golam Moazzem & Kishore Kumer Basak & Md. Tariqur Rahman, 2012. "Technological Upgradation in the Jute Mills of Bangladesh: Challenges and Way Out," CPD Working Paper 100, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).

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    Bangladesh; Jute Manufacturing;

    JEL classification:

    • L67 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Other Consumer Nondurables: Clothing, Textiles, Shoes, and Leather Goods; Household Goods; Sports Equipment
    • O21 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy - - - Planning Models; Planning Policy


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