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  • Ticfa won’t be effective until GSP restored: Tofail

    Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says the Trade and Investment Cooperation Framework Agreement (Ticfa) with the United States will not be effective until restoration of the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) for Bangladesh.

  • Ditto and more…

    What does the US gain by not restoring the GSP facility? And what do we lose?

  • Making RMG compliance mandatory

    A recently held seminar in the city organized by the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) brought together union representatives, business leaders in garments industry and other stakeholders to deliberate on the issue of compliance.

  • “It smells of double standards“

    I am not in support of the fact that Bangladesh was left out of the GSP programme by the US. It smells of double standards.

  • “The US should give us the GSP to inspire us to do better”

    It is very unfortunate. The world knows that conditions are getting better in Bangladesh. We are working closely with the government, the ILO, the EU and others.

  • US' 'No' to GSP: One-sided love affair!

    Though US-Bangla interactions have evolved on a love-hate trajectory, an exception is made in relation to the GSP facility for Bangladesh. Dhaka's obsession with it has not been reciprocated by Washington.

  • ELUSIVE REGAINING OF GSP BENEFITS IN THE USA

    GSP is always riddled with the subjectivity of the benefit granting countries. Indeed, trade analysts would recognise that this element of subjectivity is one of the fundamental problems with the GSP regimes.

  • ELUSIVE REGAINING OF GSP BENEFITS IN THE USA

    GSP is always riddled with the subjectivity of the benefit granting countries. Indeed, trade analysts would recognise that this element of subjectivity is one of the fundamental problems with the GSP regimes.

  • GSP: Bangladesh’s reforms and unfinished tasks

    Bangladesh made unprecedented progress in labour and safety standards over the last two years, which had raised hopes for the country of regaining trade benefits from the United States.

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