Exploring third export market in Russia
CIS-BCCI President meets new Russian Ambassador in Dhaka
Peoples Time Desk
President of CIS-BCCI (Commonwealth of Independent States-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry) Mr. Md. Habib Ullah Dawn along with his Board of Directors had a courtesy call on meeting with the Russian Ambassador in Dhaka H.E Mr. Alexander Vikentyevich Mantytskiy today (September 13, 2021) at the embassy office.
CIS-BCCI President highlighted on the activities of the CIS-BCCI Chamber in the private sector forum for promoting the trade and economic cooperation between Bangladesh and CIS Countries with special focus on Russia.
He emphasized on the potentiality of Russian market for Bangladesh in our bid to diversity the export market, as our export basket is small and concentrated on USA, EU market, only. In order to augment our export on RMG (Readymade Garments), Garments Accessories, Pharmaceuticals, Leather goods, seafood and other products Russian market should be tapped fully, he pointed out. The President expressed his hope that with the establishing of Inter Government Commission (IGC) our mutual trade and economic cooperation will be more broad-based and deepened. He further underscored on improving connectivity with Russia through shipping cargo, warehouse facilities in Russia and adequate banking facilities for smooth transaction in business.
In response H.E Mr. Alexander Vikentyevich Mantytskiy Russian Ambassador in Dhaka also reciprocated the idea saying that both Russian & Bangladesh are engaged in deep friendship right after liberation of Bangladesh and widening the scope for furthering bilateral trade and commerce.
He appreciated the role of CIS Chamber in fostering close business ties with Russia and underscored on expediting the operation of roadmap to implement the decisions of 2nd protocol of IGC and for improving business to business cooperation between the two countries.
In this connection he called for a list of members of the chamber and also from business community as a whole who are dealing with export/import business in Russia so as to extend full cooperation to them from the Russian embassy and CIS-BCCI chamber. He also
stressed on the need of CIS-BCCI’s participation in different Trade Fairs in Moscow and showcase products made in Bangladesh.
CIS-BCCI Senior Vice President Mr. Mohammad Ali Deen, Advisers Mr. Manzur Ahmed & Mr.
Mahbub Islam Runu, Directors- Ms. Tauhida Sultana, Dr. Joshoda Jibon Deb Nath, CIP, Ms. Salma Hossain Ash, Mr. Abdul Latif Sarker and Secretary of the Chamber Mr. Mustafa Mohiuddin were among others present at the meeting.