Five local exporters get HSBC Export Excellence Awards

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HSBC Bangladesh has recognized five local exporters for their contribution to the nation’s sustainable growth. Honorable Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed handed over the trophies to the company’s owners at a ceremony on November 17 held at a city hotel.

Figure 1: Mr. Tofail Ahmed, Commerce Minister; Alison Blake, British High Commissioner in Dhaka, and Francois de Maricourt, CEO of HSBC Bangladesh with the winners of the 7th HSBC Export Excellence Awards.
Figure 1: Mr. Tofail Ahmed, Commerce Minister; Alison Blake, British High Commissioner in Dhaka, and Francois de Maricourt, CEO of HSBC Bangladesh with the winners of the 7th HSBC Export Excellence Awards.

The 7th HSBC Export Excellence Awards winners are Square Fashions, Tarasima Apparels, Envoy Textiles, Seamark (BD) and Classical Handmade Products Bangladesh.

Square Fashions is a sister concern of Square Group, won the ‘Exporter of the Year’ trophy in the readymade garment company category for annual export turnover of more than $100 million. Mr. Tapan Chowdhury, managing director of Square Group, received the award.

Figure 2: List of the 5 winner companies of 7th HSBC Export Excellence Awards.
Figure 2: List of the 5 winner companies of 7th HSBC Export Excellence Awards.

Tarasima Apparels won the award in the readymade garment category for annual export turnover of up to $100 million. BGMEA Director and Managing Director of Tarasima Apparels Ltd. Miran Ali received the award. Envoy Textiles became the exporter of the year in the supply chain and backward linkage apparel category of annual export turnover of $10 million or more.

Seamark (BD) was awarded in the traditional and emerging sectors with annual export turnover of more than $10 million. Classical Handmade Products Bangladesh won the exporter of the year award in the small and medium enterprises category with annual export turnover of up to $10 million.

Honorable chief guest Tofail Ahmed congratulated the winners and said, “Out of the world’s top 10 green companies, seven are in Bangladesh”.  Tofail also said, “We will see more and more green factories in Bangladesh”.

Every year HSBC Bangladesh gives support in opening LCs and conduct financial transactions to over 100 countries. More than 10 percent of Bangladesh’s global trade is channeled through this bank.

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