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BGMEA seeks Russia’s cooperation for RMG exports to their market

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 3 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) President Faruque Hassan has sought cooperation from the Russian government for resolving the trade barriers and paving the way to exporting readymade garments and other products to the Russian market.

The BGMEA president said this while meeting with Ambassador of Russia to Bangladesh Alexander Vikentyevich Mantytskiy at BGMEA PR office in the capital on Thursday. BGMEA Vice President Miran Ali and First Secretary at the Russian Embassy Anton Vereshchagin were also present on the occasion, said a press release.

They had discussions on various trade related issues especially how bilateral trade between Bangladesh and Russia could be enhanced further.

BGMEA President Faruque Hassan also said that Russia is a promising market where demand for Bangladeshi garments is huge. But transactions in banking channels and tariff complications are major barriers to boosting RMG exports to Russia, he added.