BANGLADESH: Committee to tackle export sector problems
The Bangladeshi government has set up a monitoring committee to review problems plaguing the country's export sectors and in particular the readymade garment industry.
Headed by commerce secretary Firoz Ahmed, the committee's members include presidents of The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association and Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association.
The committee will work to solve problems caused by Bangladesh's ongoing political instability.
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