Dhaka seeks DFQF market access to Eurasian Economic Union

DHAKA : Bangladesh has sought support from Belarus for the duty free-quota free (DFQF) access of Bangladeshi products to the Eurasian Economic Union where Belarus is a key member with Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Armenia, reports UNB.
Bangladesh has also invited Belarusian investment in Bangladesh, where they could use Bangladesh as a regional hub among China, India and South East Asian Countries.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam held bilateral official talks with his Belarusian counterpart Valentin Rybakob, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs in Minsk on Wednesday and discussed the issues.
Both the ministers agreed that deeper economic cooperation should get main focus, as there is ample scope for further expansion of bilateral trade and investments, said the Foreign Ministry here on Thursday.
Shahriar Alam emphasised frequent contacts and interactions between chambers of both countries through regular exchange of trade delegations.
The Deputy Foreign Minister of Belarus mentioned about the delivery of Road-Construction Equipment by the Belarusian Company AMKODOR to the Local Government Division of Bangladesh under US$ 50 million Export Commodity Credit (soft loans) rendered through Prom-agro-leasing (Belarusian Bank for International Development).