Shipments of knitwear and woven garments boosted Bangladesh's exports during the month of July.

According to the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), exports of woven garments during the month reached US$451.91m compared to $362.79m in the corresponding period of the last financial year, up 24.57%.

Meanwhile, export of knitwear products grew 31.19% during the period, fetching $452.94m, compared to $345.25m in the corresponding period of the last fiscal year.

The country showed overall export growth of 26.4%, helped by increased exports of leather and home textiles too.