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US-Bangladesh Business Council welcomes PM Hasina on the sidelines of the UNGA

US support to improve Bangladesh’s global competitiveness and expand its export base will be appreciated, Prime Minister said The United States-Bangladesh Business Council of the United States Chamber of Commerce hosted a virtual business roundtable with Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina and more than 30 senior executives from the business community in the United […]

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BGMEA President calls on AAFA to promote Bangladesh business interests in US market

BGMEA President Faruque Hassan and Vice President Miran Ali met with Stephen Lamar, President and CEO of the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) in Washington on September 9. They had discussions on various issues including how to improve cooperation between BGMEA and AAFA in order to deepen mutual business engagement and explore areas of […]

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BGMEA urges AAFA to promote Bangladesh business interests in US market

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) Faruque Hassan urged the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) to promote Bangladesh as a safe and sustainable clothing sourcing destination among its members. He also encouraged them to source more clothing, including items other than cotton, from Bangladesh. Read:BGMEA and USGBC keen to promote green growth in […]

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New development bank admits United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Bangladesh – Business & Economy

SHANGHAI, September 2. / TASS /. The new development bank (NDB) – established by the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) in 2015 – admitted the United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Bangladesh as new members, the organization on its website. “The NDB Board of Governors authorized the Bank to conduct formal negotiations with […]

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US-Bangladesh Business Council donates medical equipment to fight Covid

The US-Bangladesh Business Council, in partnership with Project CURE, an American NGO, donated emergency medical equipment, including 60 oxygen concentrators, to strengthen Bangladesh’s response to Covid-19. Other supplies include variable positive air pressure units, other oxygen supplies and device accessories, as well as 45,000 pieces of PPE, including KN95 and N95 masks. For all the […]

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Bangladesh business leaders call for factories to reopen amid pandemic

Leaders of BGMEA, BKMEA, BTMEA, Dhaka Chamber and FBCCI made the request during a meeting with Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam at the secretariat on Thursday. They say prolonged shutdowns risk losing their share of the international market, disruptions in supply chains, port congestion and will have a global effect on the economy. “We have […]

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US Chamber’s US-Bangladesh Business Council delivers essential COVID-19 supplies to Bangladesh

The Policy Times Dhaka Bureau:On Monday (July 26), U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires JoAnne Wagner and US-Bangladesh Business Council officials joined officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Directorate-General for Health Services in welcoming a special delivery of essential medical supplies to bolster the country’s response to COVID-19[FEMALE[FEMININE The medical supplies were donated by […]

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US-Bangladesh Business Council donates medical supplies to Dhaka

The US-Bangladesh Business Council, in collaboration with the American NGO Project CURE, donated essential medical supplies to Dhaka to help strengthen the country’s fight against Covid-19. The donation includes 60 oxygen concentrators, variable positive air pressure units and other oxygen supplies, as well as device accessories, including 45,000 pieces of personal protective equipment, including KN95 […]

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Bangladesh business confidence shattered by outbreak of Covid (survey)

Posted: May 03, 2021 9:14:01 AM | Update: 03 May 2021 15:25:11 Industries are worried again about their future as business activities slowed in the second quarter of 2021 following a strong resurgence of Covid-19, according to a survey. According to the Business Confidence Index (BCI), calculated in the survey, the number of confident business […]