Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said Bangladeshi RMG products have gained worldwide popularity due to their price, quality, and design.
So, Bangladesh wants to increase its RMG exports to the United States.
He was speaking as the chief guest at the closing ceremony of the Men’s Apparel Guild in California as the chief guest at the Las Vegas Convention Center on 12 August.
Tipu said the present Awami League government under the wise leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has taken all necessary steps to increase the country’s exports and popularized the “Made in Bangladesh” tagline to the world. As a result, exports of Bangladeshi RMG products are slowly increasing.
He said that in the amid of the Covid-19 epidemic, all necessary steps have been taken to stabilize the activities of the RMG sector.
At the same time, work is being done to improve the quality of Bangladeshi products, new designs as per the choice of the clients and to increase the export of RMG products to the US market.
In addition, he said that all necessary information will be prepared in accordance with the needs of business in the United States.
On the other hand, the commerce minister invited US RMG traders to visit Bangladesh and inspected the RMG factories, observing the working environment of RMG workers.
At the fair, U.S. businessmen expressed interest in working on the work environment, production costs, healthcare, and sustainable development.
They also showed their interest to boost trade and investment with Bangladesh as well as assured Bangladesh of marketing RMG products in their country.
On the occasion, Commerce Ministry Additional Secretary Md Hafizur Rahman, FBCCI president Md Jashim Uddin, BGMEA Vice President Khandaker Rafiqul Islam, US businessman Bob Burg, commercial president of Informa Kelly Helpman, fair event director Andrew David were present among others.