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Bangladesh, China, India, Myanmar set up business group to promote co-op


13:16, February 20, 2012

KOLKATA, India, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Business groups from Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar have signed an agreement to strengthen friendly relationship and cooperation in economic, trade and investment among the countries here.

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), China Council for the Promotion of International Trade ( CCPIT) Yunnan Sub-Council, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Eastern Region and Republic of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry signed the agreement for setting up the Bangladesh China India Myanmar (BCIM) Business Council.

The BCIM Business Council would organize business delegations for business visits and exchanges of business information and participate in each other's international conferences, trade fairs and exhibitions, according to the agreement signed Sunday.

It would also set up a website of BCIM Business Council and BCIM Business Council desks in the chambers of respective member countries.

Dignitaries who were present on the occasion include Annisul Huq, Former President, The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry; Tan Yun, Vice Secretary General, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Yunnan Sub- Council; Dreeradha Datta, Director, MAKAIS ( Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies); Saugat Mukherjee, Regional Director, CII Eastern Region; Tun Aung, Vice President, Republic of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce.


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