Japan Desk launched at Ctg Chamber office

Published : 08 Dec 2021 09:03 PM | Updated : 09 Dec 2021 11:17 PM

The 'Japan Desk' has been launched at the office of the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

  The desk was inaugurated by Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Ito Naoki on the fourth floor of the World Trade Center in Agrabad on Tuesday afternoon.  Business leaders of the two countries were present at the time.

 At this desk, any Japanese investment company can ask for help in investing in Bangladesh.  They can ask for e-mail, telephone or any other investment related service directly.  This desk will provide investment data and legal advice.  Necessary advice and services will be provided through this desk by conducting market survey on trade and commerce of Bangladesh, especially Chittagong. 

 The desk has been set up in a joint venture between Chittagong Chamber of Commerce, Japan External Trade Organization or JETRO and Japan-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry or JBCCI.

 Chamber President Mahbubul Alam said the desk was launched as a first step in signing a memorandum of understanding with JBCCI and JETRO to increase Japanese investment in the country.  He hopes that this will increase Japanese investment.

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 Japanese Ambassador Ito Naoki said the two countries have a long-standing friendly relationship.  Even after the Corona, the economy of Bangladesh is very stable.  Matarbari and Mirsarai Bangabandhu Industrial Estate in Greater Chittagong are being studied to increase Japanese investment.

 At present, more than 300 Japanese companies are conducting business in Bangladesh.  With the launch of this help desk, new companies will be interested in investing in this country.

Chamber Vice President Tarafdar Md. Ruhul Amin, Vice President Syed Mohammad Tanvir, JICA Bangladesh Chief Representative Hayakawa Yuho, JETRO Bangladesh Representative Yuji Ando, Japanese Commerce and Industry Association President Hikari Kawai, President of Japan-Bangladesh Chamber Asif Chowdhury, Advisor Salahuddin Qasim Khanwere present on the occasion.

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