BGCCI International Webinar: Post-COVID Economic Relations between Bangladesh & Germany

The Bangladesh-German Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BGCCI) hosted an international Webinar on the 27th January 2021 from 19:00 to 21:15 hrs Bangladesh standard Time (BST) on:

“POST COVID19 Economic Relations between Bangladesh & Germany”

The Webinar was attended by 131 participants, panelists and speakers from Bangladesh, Germany and the USA. The honourable Commerce Minister of Bangladesh Mr. Tipu Munshi addressed the Webinar as Chief Guest. The Webinar was chaired by the Executive Advisor & CEO, of the BGCCI Ambassador (Retd.) Mr. Shahed Akhtar.

National Media Coverage:

The Financial Express | The Daily Star |The Dhaka Tribune | The Business Standard | The Asian Age

Welcome Address

Mr. Omar Sadat
President, Bangladesh-German Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BGCCI)

Keynote Speakers

Presentation by:

Mr. Marck Wengrzik

Managing Director
AKA Ausfuhrkredit-Gesellschaft mbH

Co-Presentation by:

Ms. Christine Jordan
Head of Structured Export Finance Germany, Austria & Switzerland
Standard Chartered Bank AGMs. Anubhuti Sahay
Executive Director
Head, South Asia, Economics Research
Standard Chartered (Singapore) Ltd.

Presentation by:

Mr. Miroslaw Panek

Head Of Structured Finance
Oerlikon Textile GmbH & Co. KG

Presentation by:

Mr. Jan Moritz

Managing Director
Julius Hüpeden GmbH

Chief Guest’s Remarks

Mr. Tipu Munshi, MP

Hon’able Commerce Minister
People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Address by
Guest of honour

H.E. Mr. Md. Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan

Ambassador to Germany
People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Panel Discussion

Panel Remarks by: Dr. Rubana Huq

President, Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers Association (BGMEA)

Panel Remarks by:

Prof. Mustafizur Rahman

Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogues (CPD)

Panel Remarks by:

Mr. Zafar Sobhan

Editor, The Dhaka Tribune

Panel Remarks by:

Mr. Syed Nasim Manzur

Managing Director, Apex Footwear Ltd.

Panel Remarks by: Mr. Naser Ezaz Bijoy

Chief Executive Officer

Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh Pvt. Ltd.

Panel Remarks by:

Javed M. Ahmad

CEO, Aprosoft

Full Video of the International Webinar hosted by the BGCCI on 27/01/2021

 

The full in-depth report may be available upon request from the author.