Jute Manufacturing Sector of Bangladesh Challenges, Opportunities and Policy Options

Author: 
Khondaker Golam Moazzem
Md Tariqur Rahman
Abdus Sobhan
Description: 
Centre for Policy Dialogue Paper 78
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Abstract: 
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.