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Trade benefits won’t stop even after graduation from LDC

Published : 11 Jan 2022 10:27 PM | Updated : 12 Jan 2022 02:16 PM

The EU trade benefits will be continued for Bangladesh even after graduation from LDC.

The newly appointed EU ambassador to Dhaka Charles Whiteley assured this while meeting with Commerce Ministry Senior Secretary Tapan Kanti Ghosh at the secretariat in the city on Tuesday.

The meeting focused on bilateral interests of trade development and comprehensive cooperation, including expansion of trade and commerce between Bangladesh and the EU.

They also discussed regarding next schedule of the European Union-Bangladesh business climate dialogue, diversification of Bangladesh's export products, extension of GSP benefits provided by EU for Bangladesh; foreign investment in Bangladesh's logistics sector; organizing programs on capacity building, e-commerce, environment, compliance, market access, continuing post-graduation cooperation from LDC, etc.

EU Officials, additional secretaries of the ministry Md. Hafizur Rahman (Export), Nur Mohammad Mahbubul Haque (FTA) among others were present.

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