Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Garment accessory exporters in Bangladesh are seeking cash incentives from the government to increase their exports.
The issue was raised by Bangladesh Garment Accessories and Packaging Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGAPMEA) president Abdul Kader at the inauguration of the four-day ‘Garments Accessories and Packaging Expo-2017’, reports the Fibre2Fashion.
Kader said cash incentives are needed considering the contribution of the sector in overall exports from Bangladesh.
Bangladesh commerce minister Tofail Ahmed, who was the chief guest at the function, in response to the demand, said he would put up a proposal to the Finance Ministry, to offer cash incentives to apparel accessories exporters.
About 400 exhibitors from various countries including China, India, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Italy, Singapore, Japan, Germany, USA, UK, Vietnam, etc are displaying the latest collection of garment accessories and packaging like labels, zippers, tags, tapes, thread, ribbon, buttons, rivets, laces, hooks, transfer film, paper, ink etc.