The government has fixed the prices of rawhides of sacrificial animals ahead of Eid-ul-Adha.
According to Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi, "Bangladesh has hiked the prices of rawhide by Tk 7 per sq foot for procurement during the Eid-ul-Azha".
This year, the price of salted cow rawhide has been fixed at Tk47-52 per square foot in Dhaka while that outside Dhaka will be Tk40-44 per square foot.
Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi declared the prices on Tuesday urging the businessman to ensure the prices.
Besides, the price of goat hide has been set at Tk18-20 per square foot while it is Tk12-14 per square foot of female goat hide across the country.
Last year, the price of salted cow rawhide was fixed at Tk40-45 per square foot in Dhaka and Tk33-37 per square foot outside of the capital.
The government has been allowing export of rawhide from sacrificial animals over the last three years.