The government's target to fetch $1.85 billion from the sector would be difficult to achieve this FY amid the dull business." Another report adds: Shahidul Karim, Secretary of Bangladesh Jute Spinners Association (BJSA
), said that the demand for jute yarn witnessed a decline amid a global economic slowdown, and the country exports 0.6 million tons of jute yarn annually, of which Turkey imports nearly 40 percent for its carpet industry.
"We strongly condemn the incident and demand stringent action against the accused cops," BJSA
secretary Ajit Kuar said.
In 2001, BJSA was told that a piece of equipment had not been properly imported, and was being held by Argentinean customs.
The payment was recorded as a debit to a "Vendor Payable Account," and BJSA charged the payment to BJ Services, Panama.
Later in 2001, BJSA's then-customs manager authorized payments totaling 7,000 pesos to another official so that the 65,000-peso payment would not be revealed.
In 2000, BJSA's former Treasury and Purchasing Manager approved a payment of 10,994 pesos to an official employed by the Secretary of Industry and Commerce.
Having been placed on the top table of political debate, the BJSA
dinner continued to attract the country's leaders long after Joe had gone.