Bangladesh eyes RMG access to India

Bangladesh will press for greater access to the Indian market for readymade garments and will urge the government to ease barriers including stringent testing norms, reports Times of India (TOI).

bd-indiaBangladesh commerce minister Tofail Ahmed, who will meet commerce and industry minister Anand Sharma on Saturday, is also expected to chart out detailed plans for improving border infrastructure to boost trade between the two neighbours.

“The United States and European Union, Canada are very big markets for our readymade garments. But India, which is also a big market we cannot utilise it,” Ahmed told TOI in an interview.