August 3, 2021, 11:21 pm

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2021-06-10 19:33:58 BdST

FBCCI president for more market research to boost trade with Malaysia

Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) President Md. Jashim Uddin has laid emphasis on doing more market research and evaluation on export diversification to deal with the Malaysian market.

He made the suggestion when Bangladesh-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BMCCI) President Raquib Mohammad Fakhrul along with the Board of Directors met him at his office.

The BMCCI President submitted some important points in a memorandum to the FBCCI President for consideration.

He proposed to undertake an initiative to sign Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Malaysia by ensuring Bangladesh’s interest which has been a long pending issue.

He also talked about promoting relocation of Malaysian sun-set Industries to Bangladesh, to make close connectivity between Chattogram and Penang Port; to organize events on Trade & Investment opportunity in Bangladesh on a regular basis.

The FBCCI President assured of providing all possible support for development of trade and investment opportunities between Bangladesh and Malaysia.

He thanked the BMCCI leaders for their appreciable role in promoting bi-lateral relationships between the two countries.

He proposed to sitting again together with FBCCI, BMCCI and other concern stakeholders with all required data to discuss more and precisely on proposed FTA between Bangladesh and Malaysia.

FBCCI Vice President Md. Habib Ullah Dawn, Director Syed Moazzem Hossain and Director Syed Almas Kabir took part enthusiastically.

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