Traders bag spot orders worth Tk 157cr at DITF

The 18th Dhaka International Trade Fair 2013 ended on Thursday with the traders bagging export orders worth Tk 157 crore at the biggest trade exposition in the country.
The target to clinch spot orders was Tk 45 crore while last year the traders had bagged spot orders worth Tk 43 crore. The 18th DITF 2013 has achieved its goal, said

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Trade fair draws huge crowd

The Dhaka International Trade Fair-2013 which began on January 1 witnessed a large number of visitors on Friday, the second weekend after the start of the fair.
Traders said visitors at the fair were buying mainly plastic, kitchenware and electronics goods.
‘It’s easy to find desired items at the fair as there are many models and items available in

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DITF draws huge crowd on holiday

The month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair 2013 drew huge visitors on Friday, the first weekend after start of the fair. Traders expressed satisfaction due to the increasing trend of public gathering than that of the first few days. Visitors were seen in a hurry at the ticket counters to enter the fair premises on the  public holiday. The traders, however, said that the sales in the

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Fire mars first day of DITF

5 stalls burnt
At least five stalls were burnt after a fire broke out at the Dhaka International Trade Fair at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital on Tuesday, the first day of the month-long fair.
The fire originated at stall no 283 on the west side of the control room at the DITF at about 6:30pm, said Akhter Hossain, subinspector of Sher-e-Bangla Nagar police

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DITF ends today

The 16th Dhaka International Trade Fair will end today as the government has decided not to extend the duration of the fair.
Commerce minister Faruk Khan will announce the closing of the fair at a ceremony at the fair venue at Sher-E-Bangla Nagar in the capital

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Poor sales, few visitors frustrate DITF participants

Businesses participating in the Dhaka International Trade Fair are frustrated at the poor turnout of visitors and sales in the first 15 days of the month-long event this year.
They said sales in the first half of the fair had plunged to half of that in the corresponding period of last year’s fair, an annual event organised by the Export Promotion Bureau at

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