The government has awarded 65 companies with National Export Trophy for their extraordinary contribution to exports for the fiscal 2016-17.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave trophies to the companies at a function at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital on Sunday.The business houses received export trophies under 28 categories at a ceremony jointly organised by Commerce Ministry and Export Promotion Bureau (EPB).
Twenty-nine of the companies were selected for gold trophy, 21 for silver and 16 for bronze.
Zaber and Zubair Fabrics was awarded a gold medal as the highest exporting company in FY 2016-17. The company won the gold trophy for the sixth consecutive year as the best exporter.
According to the list of EPB, 28 gold trophy winning companies are Zaber and Zubair Fabrics Ltd, Refat Garments Ltd, Square Fashions Ltd, Badsha Textile, Envoy Textile Ltd, Noman Teri Towel Ltd, Sea Mark BD Ltd, Akij Jute Mills Ltd, SAF Industries Ltd, Picard Bangladesh Ltd, Bay Footwear Ltd, Mansur General Trading Company, Pran Agro Ltd, Rajdhani Enterprise, Karupanna Rangpur Ltd, Bengal Plastic Ltd, Shinepukur Ceramics Ltd, Uniglory Cycle Industries Ltd, EnergyPac Engineering Ltd, Marine Safety System Ltd, Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Service Engine Ltd, Universal Jeans Ltd, Fardin Accessories Limited, Moon Trims Ltd, Orchid Trading Corporation, Mir Telecom Ltd and Monno Ceramic Industries Ltd. The total number of gold trophy would be 29 as Zaber and Zubair Fabrics received one more gold trophy for the highest export earnings in FY 17.
Twenty-one silver trophy winners are: AKM Knitwear Ltd, Four H Fashions Ltd, Kamal Yarns Ltd, Four H Dyeing and Printing Ltd, Bright Seafood Ltd, Janata Jute Mills Ltd, BBJ Leather Goods Limited, FB Footwear Ltd, Alin Foods Trade, Alin Food Products Ltd, BD Creation, Durable Plastics Ltd, Rangpur Metal Industries Limited, BRB Cable Industries Ltd, BSRM Steels Ltd, Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Pacific Jeans Ltd, Shasha Denims Ltd, Uniglory Paper and Packaging Ltd, Bang-Chung Trade & Tourism and Nihao Food Company Limited.
Sixteen bronze trophy winning companies are: That’s It Sportswear Ltd, DIRD Composite Textiles Ltd, Maksons Spinning Mills Limited, Paramount Textile Ltd, BD Seafood Limited, Karim Jute Mills Ltd, Footbed Footwear Ltd, Heritage Enterprise, Habiganj Agro Limited, Classical Handmade Products, Allplast Bangladesh Ltd, Meghna Innova Rubber Company Ltd, Jeans 2000 Ltd, RM Interlinings Ltd, Zaber and Zubair Accessories Ltd and Bengal Poly & Paper Sack Ltd.