Netherlands to support garmenting sector of Bangladesh
Netherlands Ambassador Harry Verweij recently met Siddiqur Rahman, BGMEA (Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association) President, and discussed how Netherlands and BGMEA can collaborate more for the development of Bangladesh RMG industry. This was the first meeting between them since the Ambassador, took over the charge of Bangladesh embassy.
The meeting shed light on Bangladesh’s current trade with Netherlands and the latest developments in the garment sector along with expanding the market of Bangladeshi garments, that aims to grow to US USD 50 billion by 2021.
Bangladesh’s garment exports in fiscal 2017-18, to Netherlands stood at over USD 935 million; USD 520 million from knitwear sector and US USD 414 million from the woven segment.Bangladesh News Region