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SME fair sees Tk 130m sales

Entrepreneurs bag Tk 200m orders

May 26, 2024 00:00:00


Entrepreneurs have bagged purchase orders worth Tk 200 million and sold merchandise for approximately Tk 130 million as the weeklong SME Fair 2024 concluded on Saturday.

Besides, around one thousand micro, small and medium entrepreneurs submitted loan applications to the banks and non-bank financial institutions after participating in the major event held at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center in Agargaon area of the city.

This was disclosed at a briefing at organised by the officials of the Small and Medium Enterprise Foundation (SMEF) on the fair premises.

SMEF managing director (additional charge) Salahuddin Mahmud and convener of the working committee for the fair Rashedul Karim Munna, among others, were present during the briefing.

With the support from the ministry of industries, the SME Foundation organised the 11th edition of the fair, aiming to promote the country's cottage, micro, small and medium enterprises.

Around 350 SMEs, including a significant number of women entrepreneurs, took part in the fair to showcase and sell their goods.

About 25 banks and financial institutions disbursing SME loans joined the fair.

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