Invitation for participation in and visit of Trade & Investment Missions/Buying   Missions to the

18th Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)-2013

from 01to 31 January 2013

The Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) of Bangladesh organises Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) every year in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. In continuation of that practice, the EPB, in cooperation with the Bangladesh Ministry of Commerce, is going to organise the 18thDhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)-2013, which is scheduled to be held during the entire month of January 2013 (from 01  to 31 January 2013) at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka.

It is expected that the event will create an immense opportunity for both buyers and sellers for establishing new business contacts. The products to be displayed in the fair will be ranging from textile & garments, leather & leather products, including footwear, machinery and equipment, pharmaceuticals, carpets, chemical & allied products, cosmetics & beauty aids, dairy products, electrical & electronic items, food stuffs, gift & novelty items, handicrafts, household appliances, furniture, building materials, sports goods, sanitary wares, toys, stationery, watches, clocks, jewellery, etc. The application form and details of the fair may be downloaded from website: 

www.ditf-epb.gov.bd

Interested participants from Greece will be required to submit their applications for participation in the prescribed form either online directly or through the Bangladesh Embassy in Athens (Marathonodromon Street 119, Palaio Psychiko) or the Greek Embassy in New Delhi, India (the Greek Embassy in New Delhi is concurrently accredited to Bangladesh) with recommendation of the Embassy.

It may please be noted that clearance of exhibits meant for the above Trade Fair will be made on payment of customs duties and taxes or on submission of Bank Guarantee for the equivalent amount of money at the customs entry point.

The visit of the participants/visitors/trade and investment missions from Greece to the Dhaka International Trade Fair-2013 is most welcome. In this connection, the EPB will provide the following support services:

a) Reception of the participants/visitors/trade missions at the Hazrat Shah Jalal (R) International Airport, Dhaka.

b) Arranging meeting with the leading chambers of commerce, trade associations, the Board of Investment (BOI) and the Export Processing Zones (EPZ), if requested; and

c) Assisting the visitors/trade missions in visiting the DITF-2013 fair ground.

The business community of Greece is cordially invited to participate in and organize sending of Trade and Investment Missions/Buying Missions to the ensuing 18th Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)-2013