Bangladesh allows exports of rawhide

Rawhide and skins from animals sacrificed during Eid al-Adha can now be exported, Bangladeshi Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said Wednesday. 
The development comes after prices have dropped significantly this year after the Muslim religious festival when people sacrificed millions of animals such as sheep, cows, goats and camels on the sacred day here on Aug. 12, reports Xinhua.
   “Prices of rawhide and skins did not remain within acceptable level since the Eid al-Adha day,” said the minister. 
   “So we’ve decided to allow traders export rawhide and skins.” 
   The Bangladeshi government last week announced the prices of different types of rawhides from Eid animals.  Enditem