|Published : 19 Mar 2017, 19:26:15|
BD trying to cut $ 5.579b trade deficit with India
Bangladesh is trying to cut US$ 5.579 billion trade deficit with India, said Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu on Saturday night.
In addition, he also invited Indian entrepreneurs to invest in the special economic zones in the country once it is set up.
"Bangladesh is setting up special economic zones and Indian businessmen can avail this opportunity which would also help cut existing bilateral trade deficit," he said,reports BSS.
The minister said this while addressing the opening ceremony for marketing of Kirloskar Generator in Bangladesh in a hotel in Dhaka.
Referring to the marketing of the generator, Amu said, new scopes for trade and investment between both the countries are being explored these days.
Terming Bangladesh as one of the most attractive place of investment for foreigners, he also said there is a scope to export the products produced with foreign investment in Bangladesh to India.