About Us

The Bangladesh Handicrafts Manufacturers and Exporters Association-BANGLACRAFT was formed in 1979. The Association was mainly formed with the manufacturers, exporters traders, producers, designers, promoters and suppliers of handicrafts items throughout the country. Accordingly, the Association was registered with the Joint Stock Company under the Ministry of Commerce, Government of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh. 

BANGLACRAFT is a non-profit organization and became an A class member of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry-FBCCI.

BANGLACRAFT promotes cooperate and collaborate among the members. Assist member for marketing of handicrafts both at home and abroad. Provide training and assistance for product manufacturing designing and skill development. To represent the views and problems for the development of the sectors with the concerned agencies both in the government and non-government sector. To ensure the fare wages satisfactory working conditions, social security and economic well-being for the artisans and workers of the sectors.

Total Member of the Association

Total member-453

Ordinary member-132

Associate member-321

Mission

The commitment of the Association in based on comprehensive engagement of manufacturers, exporters, and traders by promoting developing, safeguarding, cooperating, collaborating.

Vision

To promote develop and safeguard the interest of all persons engaged in the manufacture, export, and trade in handicrafts in Bangladesh through accelerating and creating opportunities and sustainability of this sector.

Goal and Objectives

One of our goal is to improve the livelihoods of rural women in the Bangladesh by developing the handicrafts industry and increase income and business opportunities for women enterprises in rural areas by improving productivity, costing, diversification, and products quality while establishing efficient marketing services and facilities.

Ø  To promote and protect the interest of all persons engaged in manufacturing, export, production supply, design and trade of handicrafts products.

Ø  To promote cooperation and collaboration among the members of the association for marketing of handicrafts products both at home and abroad.

Ø  To assist members by providing training and assistance for product manufacturing, designing and skill development for branding and digital marketing.

Ø  To represent the views and problems for the development of the sectors with the concerned agencies both in the government and non-government sector.

Ø  To ensure the fare wages satisfactory working conditions, social security and economic wellbeing for the artisans and workers of the sectors.

Ø  Assist members to participate in local and international fairs for expanding their existing markets. 

Ø  To help members to obtain bank finance for production units and to obtain export credit facilities.