Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged all to find out new market aiming to expand business and commerce with local products in the global market.
The premier said this while inaugurating the 23rd Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) at the capital's Bangabandhu International Conference Centre on Monday.
Saying that Bangladesh is now role model of South Asia in socio-economic development, Sheikh Hasina emphasized on creating new products for more earnings from export.
The Prime Minister also said the DITF-2018 would help create opportunity in product diversification and at the same time generate a growing interest among local entrepreneurs to improve the quality of their products and make them efficient actors.
This year, a total of 589 foreign and local organisations are taking part this year's fair.
The fair venue will comprise of 112 big pavilions, 77 mini pavilions and 400 stalls under various categories.
Apart from local participants, some 43 foreign business establishments from 17 countries will display their products in this year's fair.
The countries are :India, Pakistan, China, the United States, the United Kingdom, South Korea, Malaysia, Iran, Thailand, Turkey, Singapore, Mauritius, Vietnam, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Hong Kong.