Desk Report: Ambassador of Russia to Bangladesh Alexander Vikentyevich Mantytskiy called upon BGMEA President Faruque Hassan at BGMEA PR office in Gulshan, Dhaka on December 2. BGMEA Vice President Miran Ali and First Secretary at the Russian Embassy Anton Vereshchagin were also present on the occasion.
They had discussions on various trade related issues especially how bilateral trade between Bangladesh and Russia could be enhanced further. BGMEA President Faruque Hassan said Russia is a promising market where demand for Bangladeshi garments is huge. But transactions in banking channels and tariff complications are major barriers to boosting RMG exports to Russia, he added.
Faruque Hassan sought cooperation from the Russian government for resolving the trade barriers and paving the way to exporting readymade garments and other products to the Russian market.