To improve chances for trade and investment between Bangladesh and Japan, the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) and the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) have made a crucial step. Today, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by the respective organizations at the prestigious Westin in Tokyo, Japan.
The MoU signing ceremony was attended by esteemed guests, including the honorable Chief Guest, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who graced the occasion with her presence.
Representing their organizations, Mr. Md Jashim Uddin, President of the FBCCI, and Mr. Ken Kobayashi, Chairman of JCCI, formally sealed the agreement, aiming to foster more productive and prosperous business ties between the two nations.
The primary objective of this MoU is to facilitate collaboration between businesses in Bangladesh and Japan, opening up avenues for increased trade and investment. Both FBCCI and JCCI will work closely to establish and nurture fruitful contacts, paving the way for mutual growth and prosperity.
In a statement released by the FBCCI, Mr. Jashim Uddin expressed his optimism, stating, “We hope the ongoing discussions to ease and support businesses from both sides through the gateway of RCEP [Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership] by 2026 will serve to further strengthen our ties.”
This MoU comes as a vital milestone during the inauguration of the trade and investment opportunities summit between Bangladesh and Japan, signifying the commitment of both nations to foster enduring partnerships in the realm of commerce and industry.
The FBCCI and JCCI look forward to a fruitful collaboration, and through this MoU, they are determined to unlock new prospects for growth and cooperation, contributing significantly to the economic progress of both Bangladesh and Japan.