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South Korea to import more from Bangladesh

  • Published at 05:11 am July 28th, 2013
South Korea to import more from Bangladesh

Korea Importers Association (KOIMA) Vice Chairman Hi-Hyun Kim showed interest to import more products from Bangladesh, especially apparel products.

Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) Executive Vice President Chang-Heon has expressed his willingness to expand business with Bangladesh, saying he will co-operate Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industries (DCCI) to get the South Korean business partners as a part of their bilateral trade efforts.

He also assured DCCI to provide support for capacity building and enhancing skill. 

The assurance came from a meeting of KOIMA and KOTRA held in Korea on Friday, said a statement issued in Dhaka on July 27.

KOIMA also showed interest to sign a MoU with DCCI to boost mutual benefits in terms of future bilateral trade and investment.

DCCI President Sabur Khan said maintaining strong and frequent communication between the businessmen of Bangladesh and South Korea is important for the development of trade.

He urged the Korean investors to invest in Bangladesh and importers to import more from Bangladesh.

He said exchange of trade delegation can boost bilateral trade and investment.

Commercial Counselor of Bangladesh Embassy in Korea Syed Nasir Ershad was present at the meeting.

On Saturday, DCCI trade delegation met Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Seoul Chamber of Commerce and Industry separately to boost bilateral trade relation.

Chairman (In-charge) of Seoul Chamber B.J. SHIN, Executive Director of Korean Chamber of Commerce Ergo Kim, Director for Asia of Korean Chamber Chol Min Yoon and local business entrepreneurs were present at the meetings.