Bangladesh government has initiated discussions with major importing countries sharing their concern for the loss being incurred from the coronavirus spread.
BGMEA (Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association), the leading association estimates around two billion dollars as their export losses due to coronavirus.
“We are in discussion with the EU, the US and G7 countries. We have informed them about our situation and are trying to offset the loss,” Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said in a video briefing on Tuesday.
The minister, however, mentioned that local enterprises are producing corona preventive gears and already countries like the USA has requested Bangladesh to supply the gears.
He also informed that the corona preventive equipment from China will arrive in the country on Thursday by a special flight.