PM’s call generates interest among German investors
Author / Source : BSS
DHAKA, Dec 30: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s call at Berlin seminar generated much enthusiasm and interest among the German entrepreneurs and business community on trade and investment potentialities in Bangladesh. Besides, the Dhaka visit of German president Christian Wulff and his subsequent call to his fellow countrymen to make large scale investments in Bangladesh has further reinvigorated the keenness of the trade leaders and investors of Germany.
This was stated by Rudiger Matton, managing director of the UNIQUE Fashion and Trading Ltd, one of the biggest business installations of Germany, who recently visited Bangladesh reciprocating the call of Sheikh Hasina to avail the investment friendly atmospheres of the country to expand their trade and business here. Talking to the newsmen prior to his departure from Dhaka winding up his 5-day visit here Matton, a textile engineer and designer said he was amazed and overwhelmed to see the healthy investment climate in Bangladesh. He was accompanied by Hasnat Mia, managing director of Husges Group.
In the sideline of the recently held World Health Summit in Berlin Sheikh Hasina also addressed a seminar titled ‘Bangladesh- Emerging Market” organised by German-Bangladesh Chamber where she unveiled scores of business incentives including repatriation of hundred per cent of investors’ profits and equity.
Executives of renowned German investors and trade organisations who attended the seminar made instant pledge to explore investment potentialities in Bangladesh and Matton’s visit is an outcome of such assurances.
Besides Germany, UNIQUE Fashion has establishments in Italy, Turkey, Portugal, Tunisia and China, Matton said adding that because of cheap manpower and other preferential offers, his company was thinking to pay importance on Bangladesh in this region lessening its total dependence on China. BSS