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* National Chamber Seminar on 'Bilateral Trade between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh' next week
Sat, Feb 3, 2018, 10:04 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka Bangladesh Business Co-operation Council of the National Chamber of Commerce will hold a session on "Bilateral Trade between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh" next week.

The seminar will be held on Thursday, 8 February 2018 from 3.00 to 4.30 p.m. at the National Chamber Auditorium on D R Wijewardene Mawatha in Colombo.

Special Guest Speaker at the event, High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka Riaz Hamidullah will speak on current business trend, trade potential, Opportunities for Export, Import, investment and other services available in Bangladesh.

The participants will get an opportunity to meet the. High Commissioner and officials of the High Commission to clarify issues in doing business with Bangladesh.

Sri Lanka exports to Bangladesh include Cotton, Mineral oils, textiles, chemical products rubber products, tea, paper products while Sri Lanka imports from Bangladesh include Pharmaceutical products, apparel clothing, jute bags, and vegetables.

According to the Asian Development Bank, Bangladesh's economy grew by 7.1% in 2016, the fastest expansion in 30 years and the country's recent economic boom must rank as one of the world's best economics. Garment exports are the backbone of Bangladesh's industrial sector, accounting for more than 80% of total exports.

Managing Directors, CEOs, General Managers, Export/Import Managers and those interested in trade & business with Bangladesh are encouraged to attend.

Further information can be obtained from Mrs Fouad on 4741788 or; at the Chamber.


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