GSP

March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019

Take steps to reinstate GSP

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi yesterday asked US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller to take steps to reinstate the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) status for Bangladesh as the country has made significant progress in workplace safety.

March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018

Bangladesh won't seek GSP from US anymore: commerce minister

Bangladesh will not demand the restoration of the generalised system of preferences to the US anymore as Washington has added new

June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017

Export to US down nearly 5 percent

When it comes to RMG, Bangladesh unfortunately lags behind its biggest competitors since 40 percent of fabrics need to be imported due to the inability of local industry to meet needs on time. Gearing up local yarn makers to become more efficient is a long term affair.

June 8, 2017
June 8, 2017

Retaining EU GSP facilities

The European Union (EU) letter to the government threatening removal of GSP facilities if there is no tangible progress on labour rights comes in the heels of ban on cargo flights out of Bangladesh.

November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015

US lauds Bangladesh’s progress on GSP action plan

The United States has appreciated Bangladesh’s progress on sustainability compact and GSP plan of action, a press release of Bangladesh embassy in Washington DC said.

November 22, 2015
November 22, 2015

BD-US Ticfa meeting in Washington Monday

Bangladesh and the United States will hold the second round of Ticfa meeting in Washington on Monday in which Bangladesh will highlight the progress in terms of RMG sector reforms with a high hope to get back GSP benefit in the US market.

November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

Tofail hopes for restoring GSP during Ticfa talks

Bangladesh expects to restore the generalised system of preferences (GSP) status during the upcoming Ticfa meeting, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says.

September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015

Ticfa meaningless if GSP not restored: Tofail

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says the Trade and Investment Cooperation Forum Agreement (Ticfa) will be meaningless if the GSP to the US market is not restored.

September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015

Ditto and more…

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

September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015

‘Dhaka closely working with US to root out terrorism’

Bangladesh is diligently working with the United States to root out violent extremism, says Bangladesh Ambassador to the US Mohammad Ziauddin.