Dhaka International Trade Fair

Invitation for participation in the 21st Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) 2016

The Export Promotion Bureau of Bangladesh, in collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce, Government of Bangladesh, will organize the 21st Dhaka International Trade Fair- 2016 during 01-31 January 2016 in Dhaka. It is mentionable here that as many as 14 countries participated in the DITF last year.

It is expected that the event will create an immense opportunity for both buyers and sellers to establish new business contacts and explore market for their products. Business houses / firms interested in participating in this fair will be required to submit their applications in prescribed forms through Bangladesh High Commission in Colombo. The application forms and details of the fair are available in the website www.ditf-epb.gov.bd. Products to be displayed in the fair will include textile & garments, leather & leather goods including footwear, machinery and plants, pharmaceuticals, carpets, chemical & allied products, cosmetics, beauty aides, diary products, electrical & electronic items, food stuffs, gift and novelty items, handicrafts, household appliances, furniture, building materials, sports goods, sanitary products, toys, stationery, watches, clocks, jewelry, etc. It may be noted that clearance of exhibits for the exhibition 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.

Government / private delegations / trade missions / visitors from Sri Lanka are welcome to Dhaka International Trade Fair -2016. In this connection, Export Promotion Bureau will provide the following support services for the visiting delegations / trade missions/ visitors: (a) Reception at the Hazarat Shah Jalal International Airport, Dhaka;(b) Arrangement of meeting with the leading Chambers of Commerce, Trade Associations, Board of Investment, Export Processing Zone and Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority if requested; and (c) Assistance in the visit to DITF-2016 fair ground.