Hong Kong businessmen and investors have shown keen interest in exploring Bangladesh’s business opportunities.
They showed interest at an event titled “InnoPreneur Meet Up: Belt and Road Live: Mapping Your Road for Business in Bangladesh” held on Friday.
On the joint initiative of the Hong Kong Productivity Council and the Hong Kong Small and Medium Enterprises Association, many potential investors, businessmen, SMEs, start-ups, representatives of commercial organizations and managers Hong Kong government officials attended the highly interactive gathering to learn more about Bangladesh’s investment opportunities, a press release said on Saturday.
Consul General of Bangladesh, Israt Ara was present as a guest speaker.
During her presentation, the Consul General highlighted the current economic and social performance as well as the different aspects of trade and investment in Bangladesh, the different incentives of the Government of Bangladesh for foreign investors and the business opportunities for investors from Hong Kong in various sectors.
Israt encouraged and invited potential Hong Kong businessmen and investors to explore Bangladesh’s business potential.
She also assured them of all possible cooperation from the Consulate General of Bangladesh in Hong Kong.
During the second part of the event, three well-known investors from Hong Kong who have already invested in Bangladesh, namely Ngan Po Ling Pauline, BBS, JP, Managing Director of Mainland Headwear Holdings Limited, Sherman Kan, Head of Research and of expansion, Lalamove Company and Kelly KL Tsim, Director of Tsim’s Company Limited, discussed various aspects of business opportunities in Bangladesh and shared their practical experiences in doing business.
During the event, Bangladesh’s low production costs, low labor costs and rapid economic growth were highlighted.
Bernard Chan, JP, Undersecretary for Commerce and Economic Development of the Hong Kong SAR Government and David Sit, Deputy Chief Economist of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) also spoke on this occasion and appreciated the enabling business environment in Bangladesh.