FBCCI Seeks Adequate Air Cargo To Increase Exports Of Fruits, Vegetables

(MENAFN- Bangladesh Monitor)

Dhaka: The Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and industry (FBCCI) sought enough air cargo to expand the export of fruits, vegetables, and other agricultural products.

Traders and exporters of Agriculture sector demanded to keep the airfare or freight cost at a reasonable level to survive in the competition in the export market.

They also gave their opinion in favor of introducing a dedicated cargo system for transportation of perishable agricultural products.

Traders and exporters of agriculture sector said this in the first meeting of Standing Committee on Import and Export of Fruits and Vegetables held at Motijheel office of FBCCI on Thursday .

Chairman of the committee and managing director of Mansoor General Trading Company Mohammad Mansoor presided over the meeting.

FBCCI Director Sirajul Islam served as the director-in-charge of the committee.

FBCCI President Mahbubul Alam virtually joined the meeting as the chief guest.

Mahbubul said that the cost of import and export of goods is increasing due to the dollar crisis, increased airfare, customs, and various complications related to the HS code. Due to this, the cost of running the business is also increasing.

He also said that FBCCI has already held high-level discussions with the government to eliminate problems related to the import and export of goods.



Bangladesh Monitor

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