Bangladesh-India talks on free trade agreement

Monday, 29 September 2003, 07:00 Hrs
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DHAKA: Talks on a free trade agreement (FTA) between Bangladesh and India will take place next month.

The discussions will be held from October 20-22, a commerce ministry source said. The FTA is expected to boost trade and reduce the huge trade gap of over $1.2 billion that is in favour of India.

Pakistan and Sri Lanka have also been contacted for similar talks, the source said.
Source: IANS
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