FBCCI to team up with Bangladesh Trade Facilitation (BTF) Project
FBCCI will team up with Bangladesh Trade Facilitation (BTF) Project facilitated by US department of Agriculture to work on Policy and Reform Advocacy, organizing joint events and interventions and Engaging associations and traders with specific interventions.
The joint effort is expected to simplify, modernize, and harmonize processes for the export, import and transit of agricultural goods through support to Bangladesh in implementing the World Trade Organization Trade Facilitation Agreement (WTO TFA) through increasing process harmonization, formalities and Pre-Clearance Processing, transparency of trade information and WTO notification compliance, Strengthening risk management systems, improving laboratories and testing procedures, and enhancing cold storage infrastructure for perishable goods.
In this connection, a meeting between the FBCCI President Mr. Md. Jashim Uddin and the Project Director of Bangladesh Trade Facilitation (BTF) Project and Chief of Party, Land O’Lakes Venture37 Michael J. Parr was held on August 29, 2022 at FBCCI.
FBCCI Senior Vice President Mostofa Azad Chowdhury Babu, Vice Presidents Mr. Md. Amin Helaly and Mr. Salahuddin Alamgir, Secretary General Mr. Mohammad Mahfuzul Hoque, Deputy Chief of Party, Bangladesh Trade Facilitation (BTF) Project Mr. Fuad M Khalid Hossein, Senior Advisor of Bangladesh Trade Facilitation (BTF) Project Mr. Mohammad Mahbubur Rahman Patwary were also present at the meeting.