APEDA to promote NE products in Bangladesh and Myanmar

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has taken up a programme for promotion of north eastern products in Bangladesh and Myanmar.

The APEDA, an apex organisation under the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry, proposes to organise the promotion programme in Bangladesh and Myanmar in association with the High Commission of India in Dhaka and its Embassy in Yangon, an official release said here.

The promotional event in Myanmar is proposed to be held in November and that in Dhaka and Sylhet in Bangladesh in the first week of December, the release said.

The export of APEDA scheduled products to Bangladesh during 2016-17 was of 396.44 million USD.

The major products exported to Bangladesh include rice, vegetables, fruits, wheat, maize, dairy products and pulses.

The export of APEDA scheduled products for Myanmar during 2016-17 was of 24.15 million USD.

The major products exported to Myanmar include rice, maize, cereal preparations, fruits, rice and vegetable seeds. PTI DG PR PR

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