Desk Report: Jean Marie Fouque, Director, Textile Global Sourcing, Carrefour, paid a courtesy visit to BGMEA President Faruque Hassan at BGMEA Complex on September 19. They had discussions about different RMG trade-related issues, including challenges and opportunities of Bangladesh’s RMG industry. They talked about how Carrefour could strengthen its partnership with Bangladeshi suppliers to expand business base in Bangladesh. Prospects of increasing apparel sourcing from Bangladesh also got importance during their talks.
They also discussed possible collaboration between Carrefour and BGMEA to support the Centre of Innovation Efficiency and OSH. The Centre has been established by BGMEA to support Bangladesh’s RMG industry with knowledge, skills and technical know-how to face the future challenges and enhance its competitiveness. Carrefour is a French multinational retail and wholesaling corporation headquartered in Massy, France.
BGMEA President Faruque Hassan invited Jean Marie Fouque to the “Made in Bangladesh Week” which will be organized by BGMEA on 12-18 November this year to showcase prospects and strengths of the RMG industry.
Rezwan Murshed, Country Head (Bangladesh and Pakistan); Ms. Veronique Grevet, CSR Manager, Global Sourcing Carrefour, Dhaka office; and Nasir Uddin Tipu, Manager, Production and Quality were also present on the occasion.