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CCCI invites Hong Kong businesses to invest in Chattogram region

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Published: 00:04, 25 April 2024  
CCCI invites Hong Kong businesses to invest in Chattogram region

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Senior Economist of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council Gary Ng on Wednesday met with the leaders of the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) at its office at the World Trade Center in the port city.

CCCI president Omar Hajjaj, Hong Kong Trade Development South Asia Consultant Mitra Dave and CCCI directors were present, among others, on the occasion, reports BSS.

Speaking on the occasion, CCCI president Omar Hajjaj said that the government has already taken the initiative to set up some 100 special economic zones across the country for expediting industrialization. Besides, the government has also made Chattogram an attractive destination for investment through massive infrastructural development to turn the port city into the logistics and economic hub in South Asia.

Hajjaj also called upon Hong Kong businesses to invest in the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpa Nagar, blue economy, agro-processing and footwear sectors alongside building ships for fishing in the deep sea.

Senior Economist of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council Gary Ng said that Bangladesh has turned into a rising economic nation in South Asia while it has a huge market considering its population.

He informed that they are identifying the potential sectors of Bangladesh for investing while discussions were held in this regard with the different chambers, associations and private sector businesses of Bangladesh.

The CCCI directors urged the Hong Kong investors and businessmen to jointly invest in the country's higher technology in the agricultural sector, food processing, toys and furniture industry.

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