3-day US Trade Show to kick off on Thursday

Published : 25 Oct 2022 08:37 PM

With the demonstrate ‘US commitment’ to working in partnership with Bangladesh a three-day 28th US Trade Show that will begin in the city on Thursday. 

The US Trade Show from October 27 to 29 will also demonstrate US commitment to support Bangladesh’s continued growth and development, economic diversification and resilience to external shocks and stressors, and support for an economic development strategy that adheres to the principles of broadly shared prosperity for all.

The US Trade Show, to be held at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, will feature leading US companies in Bangladesh, said the organizers at a press conference on Tuesday.

It will also include US Embassy seminars on US visas, higher education opportunities in the United States, USAID’s activities supporting private sector development in Bangladesh, and intellectual property rights.

The US Trade Show is organized in partnership with the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Bangladesh and will showcase the high quality, innovative American goods and services U.S. businesses offer in Bangladesh.

Over 40 exhibitors operating in Bangladesh, including in the energy, banking and financial services, food and beverage sectors, and more, will display the products and services of US brands.

This year’s Trade Show is particularly significant because it is the first US Trade Show in Dhaka held in person since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

It also falls during the 5oth anniversary year of US-Bangladesh bilateral relations, said the US Embassy in Dhaka.

The United States is ranked as the top export destination for Bangladeshi products, and two-way trade between the United States and Bangladesh totaled $10.64 billion in 2021.

During the Trade Show, the US Embassy will host four informational seminars.