The government has earned Tk1.518 billion as revenue from the ship breaking sector at Shitakundu in the 2014-2015 financial year.
Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith disclosed this while replying to a question from treasury bench member Didarul Alam in the Jatiya Sangsad Monday. The total revenue income include Tk0.97 billion as income tax from 53 ship breaking organisations and Tk0. 55 as Value Added Tax (VAT) from 81 organisations in the same financial year, Muhith said, according to BSS.
Source: the financial express. 25 January 2016http://www.thefinancialexpress-bd.com/2016/01/25/12471