Monday, 27th September, 2021
Monday, 27th September, 2021

Bangladesh embassy in Seoul participates in IGF-2021

The Embassy of Bangladesh has participated in a -three day 18th Import Goods Fair (IGF) held at the Convention and Exhibition Center (COEX) in Seoul on Thursday last.

The fair is organized by Korea Importers Association (KOIMA) to showcase the new products imported from the partner countries annually.

A total of 40 countries, including embassies and 22 companies from different countries, took part in this year’s IGF.

Chairman of KOIMA Mr. Hong Kwang-hee, and Director General of Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) Mr. Young-tae Choi inaugurated the fair on 22 July in presence of the Ambassadors and representatives from the Embassies of the participating countries, said a press release.

After the inauguration, Ambassador Abida Islam invited the Chairman of KOIMA, Director General of MOTIE, and other Ambassadors to Bangladesh stalls and presented them with traditional handicrafts.

During the fair, export items from Bangladesh, received with the complements of the Export Promotion Bureau, were displayed which includes RMG products, jute and leather products, ceramic items, and handicrafts like brass items, traditional dolls, etc.

It is mentionable that Korean businessmen showed their interest in the leather items and ceramic products of Bangladesh.

Organic food items from Fargo like mixed nuts, honey, moringa tea, and ghee (clarified butter) attracted the dignitaries and visitors.

The Bangladesh Embassy continues to play a positive role in attracting Korean traders and buyers to Bangladeshi products by participating in this Fair which is playing a positive role in further strengthening bilateral trade and commercial relations between the two countries.

However, the participation of small and medium-size enterprises of Bangladesh in this fair in the future is expected to play a more effective role in furthering the bilateral trade relations between Bangladesh and Korea.

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