BCI signs MoU with BCC to boost Bangladesh-India trade

Published : 20 Mar 2023 09:42 PM

Bangladesh has a number of potential sectors like light engineering, agriculture-based industries, blue economy and ICT where India can cooperate and can work in joint initiative, said the President of Bangladesh Chmaber of Industries (BCI) Anwar-ul Alam Chowdhury Parvez on Sunday.

He was addressing a MoU signing ceremony between Bangladesh Chamber of Industries (BCI) and the  Bharat Chamber of Commerce (BCC), India in Dhaka.

The Memorandum of Unders­tanding (MoU) was signed aiming to open up a new door of boosting  trade and commerce between the two countries.

BCI President Anwar-ul Alam Chowdhury Parvez and BCC President NG Khaitan  signed the MoU on behalf of their respective sides at the board room of BCI on Sunday. Following the signing of the MoU, it would be possible to exchange trade and  commerce related information, boosting cooperation, BCC will set up 'Dhaka  Desk' at their office while BCI to set up 'Kolkata Desk" at their office,  facilitates participation of different trade fairs, expositions, seminars in Dhaka and Kolkata. 

On the whole, both the chambers will work for developing trade and investment  between the two countries, said a press release.

Echoing with Anwar-ul Alam Chowdhury, the BCC President said that his chamber could work with BCI in joint initiative in Bangladesh's potential light engineering, agro-based industry, blue economy and technology sector.

The BCC wants to hold Business Summit in Kolkata and invited all the concerned business leaders of Bangladesh to join the summit, he added.

Earlier on yesterday, a 14-member BCC delegation arrived in the capital on a three-day visit.