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Bangladesh's 'Golden Fibre' Comes Back From the Brink


Business  (tags: jute, jute products, bio-degradable, natural fibres, rural economy, Bangladesh )

Pia
- 2755 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Jute, a vegetable fibre that can be spun into sackcloth, used to be the 'golden fibre' of Bangladesh. But it lost its lustre in the 1980s after synthetic materials were introduced. Now the natural fibre has made a spectacular comeback.



   

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Dana W (9)
Tuesday September 6, 2011, 12:52 pm
Good news
 

Roger G (148)
Tuesday September 6, 2011, 1:02 pm
thanks
 

Carol H (229)
Tuesday September 6, 2011, 4:09 pm
thanks Pia, bring it on!!!
 

Monica D (580)
Tuesday September 6, 2011, 6:47 pm
Sounds good.
 

Jo Asprec (0)
Wednesday September 7, 2011, 2:32 am
Hooray! Jute is back!
 

Anne F (17)
Sunday September 11, 2011, 10:16 pm
Love my jute storage tub (sturdy and folds flat).
 
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