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Tanners cut rawhide price
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Tanners cut rawhide price

News Desk: Tanners have cut the minimum purchase prices of rawhides for what they said were a lack of demand from international buyers, a weakening dollar and a huge stock from the previous year. They will buy cowhides at Tk 70-75 per square foot in the capital and Tk 60-65 elsewhere the country. M Abu Taher, president of Bangladesh Finished Leather and Footwear Exporters Association, announced the rates at a press conference in the capital. Leaders of Bangladesh Tanners Association (BTA) and Bangladesh Hide and Skin Merchants Association (BHSMA) were present. Tannery owners last year had bought salted cowhides at Tk 85-95 per sft in Dhaka city and Tk 75-80 elsewhere. This year, the price of goat hide has been set at Tk 30-35 per sft in the capital and that of Baqra at Tk 25-30, while ...