According to the official, India allowed duty free import of readymade garments from Bangladesh under SAFTA in 2006 and this facility was limited to eight million pieces. However, in 2010, this quantitative restriction was lifted. “Bangladesh imports Chinese fabrics and converts them into garments using its cheap labour. Without the need for paying any import duties, it exports these garments to India. He also said the According to CITI India, India’s garment imports from Bangladesh increased from $106.72 mn during April-December period of 2016 to $124.14 mn in the corresponding period of 2017.