DCCI chief urges Pakistani businesses to import more Bangladeshi goods


Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Trade (DCCI) President Shams Mahmud has urged the importers of Pakistan to import extra jute, jute items, IT and IT enabled providers, prescribed drugs, ceramics, ready-made clothes, leather-based and leather-based merchandise and agro-food from Bangladesh.
The DCCI chief made the urge when Excessive Commissioner of Pakistan to Bangladesh Imran Ahmed Siddiqui met him on the DCCI workplace yesterday (Wednesday), mentioned a DCCI press launch right now.
The discharge mentioned they mentioned points regarding bilateral commerce and funding.
In the course of the dialogue, Shams mentioned the bilateral commerce between Bangladesh and Pakistan was $543.90 million within the final fiscal yr (FY20) out of which Bangladesh’s export to Pakistan was $50.54 million whereas Pakistan’s export to Bangladesh was $493.36 million.
He mentioned there are alternatives to expedite the both-way commerce and discover new avenues of funding, however for that the prevailing commerce boundaries must be eliminated.
The DCCI president additionally urged the Pakistani Excessive Commissioner to strengthen chamber to chamber relations, common change of commerce missions, organizing commerce gala’s, B2B and road-show to spice up the bilateral commerce.
“Easing enterprise visa course of and eradicating tariff and non-tariff boundaries can even facilitate extra enterprise to enterprise interactions,” he added.
The Pakistani envoy mentioned Bangladesh has not too long ago achieved great development within the IT and IT enabled providers sector.
He urged Bangladeshi entrepreneurs to spend money on Pakistan using this capability and talent.
He additionally requested Bangladeshi industrialists to import varied trade uncooked supplies and textiles from Pakistan.
The envoy mentioned Bangladeshi buyers in Pakistan can benefit from the benefit of China-Pakistan Financial Hall (CPEC) for reaching their items to China, central Asia and Russia simply at a less expensive fee. He additionally emphasised on joint collaboration, particularly within the analysis and know-how/experience switch.
DCCI Senior Vice President NKA Mobin, Vice President Mohammad Bashiruddin, Business Secretary of Pakistan Excessive Fee Muhammad Suleman Khan and Business Assistant Ghulam Nabi had been additionally current, amongst others, on the assembly.