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ACC chief holds talks with Bangladeshi, South African ambassadors

By Petra - Sep 27,2014 - Last updated at Sep 27,2014

AMMAN — Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) President Issa Murad on Friday met with Bangladeshi Ambassador to Jordan Muhammad Enayet Hossain and discussed ways to develop commercial and economic relations. During the meeting, Murad stressed the importance of cooperation between the two countries’ private sectors, exchanging delegations and benefiting from investment opportunities. He noted that Jordanian exports to Bangladesh reached JD7 million, while Bangladeshi imports to Jordan amounted to JD10 million in 2013. Hossain invited ACC to organise a visit of a commercial delegation to Bangladesh to further develop bilateral relations. Also on Friday, Murad met with South African Ambassador Molefe Tsele and called for establishing joint commercial projects and benefiting from agreements that allow Jordan to export its products to the US, and other markets, without customs fees or limitations on quantities. Tsele valued Jordanian investment environment, stressing the important of implementing joint projects. Jordanian exports to South Africa reached JD22 million in 2013, with South African exports to the Kingdom estimated at JD15 million.

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