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India, Bangladesh discusses key bilateral trade issue

Published: Feb 12, 2018

By TIOLCORPLAWS News Service

DHAKA, FEB 12, 2018: India-Bangladesh bilateral talks, at the level of Commerce Secretary, were held on February 7 & 8, 2018 at Dhaka. The Indian delegation was led by Ms. Rita Teaotia, Commerce Secretary and the Bangladesh delegation was headed by Mr Shubhashish Bose, Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Govt of Bangladesh.

The two sides held extensive and productive discussions on a variety of issues concerning bilateral trade and economic relations, including development and up-gradation of infrastructure at border trading points, further expansion of the Border Haats of the two countries, identification and resolution of non-tariff issues affecting bilateral trade, regional connectivity under BBIN MVA and ease of investment.

Both sides agreed to explore the possibilities to further enhance bilateral trade relations and cooperation in fields such as export promotion and capacity building on trade related matters. Commerce secretaries of both sides also discussed the of establishment of an institutional B2B mechanism to provide policy level inputs on trade and investment.  

The next bilateral meeting will be held in New Delhi at a mutually convenient date.

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