‘New apparel export markets will benefit Bangladesh’

A top advisor to the Bangladeshi prime minster has suggested that the Bangladesh apparel export industry should explore new markets, rather than just concentrating on exporting to the US and the EU. Dr Gowher Rizvi, international affairs adviser to the prime minister observed this while speaking at the ‘BIDS Research Almanac 2016’ held in Dhaka.

rmgA leading Bangladeshi daily quoted Dr Rizvi as saying that exploring new regions and countries like Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Africa and Turkey, would accelerate growth and human development in Bangladesh, while also bringing in more opportunities to the garment industry.

He added that the whole world can be a destination for Bangladeshi garment exports, while also offering advice on exploring new regions and markets. (AR)