Bangladesh takes part in Fashion World Tokyo-2018

- A Monitor Report 16 Apr, 2018  |    -      +
Tokyo : Bangladesh has actively participated in the Fashion World Tokyo-2018 which started on April 4 and continued up to April 6. Forty-four knitwear and leather enterprises of Bangladesh, the highest- number ever, joined this International fair.

Rabab Fatima, Ambassador of Bangladesh to Japan, inaugurated the pavilions of Bangladesh on April 4. She visited the Bangladeshi arcades at the fair.

The Bangladeshi companies brought their quality and latest products at the exhibition centre of Big Sight.

Participating business entities hoped that this event could be the platform to introduce and exchange views with the Japanese investors. They also expected to draw attention of Japanese business as much as they can.

Besides the exposition, a seminar was organised on April 4 at the venue jointly by the Embassy of Bangladesh, Japan; Ministry of Commerce and Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA).

The seminar was supported by the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO), United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)-ITPO Tokyo, Japan and Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI and TCCI), Japan-Bangladesh Committee for Commercial and Economic Co-operation (JBCCEC) and Japan Textile Importers Association (JTIA).

Over hundred representatives of Japanese business organisations joined the seminar.

A paper was presented by BKMEA on the "Current status of Knitwear Industry in Bangladesh and future potentials". PowerPoint presentations were made by Takashi Sujuki, Senior Director, JETRO and Masahiro Hiraishi, President, Maruhisa Co. Ltd on the strengths and prospects of business in Bangladesh.

The speakers discussed about the prevailing congenial environment of business in Bangladesh and praised the government of Bangladesh for the initiatives they taken to ease the business and investment. They welcomed more investment from Japan.

Many visitors were seen visiting the pavilions of Bangladesh.

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