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Bangladesh is historically famous for the quality and availability of cow & goat leather. Currently the country produces about 400 million sq. ft. of cow, goat, sheep and buffalo leather per year. Bangladesh is an exporter of both finished & crust leather as well as leather products. The country recently exported USD 505.54 million worth finished and crust leather, USD 240.09 million worth leather products (bags & purse) and USD 550.11 million worth footwear (Export performance report 2014-2015 of Export Promotion Bureau).

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