Desk Report, agricare24.com: The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited in Bangladesh has recognized eight winners at the ‘1st HSBC Business Excellence Awards’.
At the official ceremony, the winners were presented crests for their leadership in promoting the country and contributing to the sustainable growth of the national economy.
The HSBC Business Excellence Awards is organised in association with theMinistry of Commerce, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT).
The winners of the ‘1stHSBC Business Excellence Awards’ are:
Export Excellence – Ready Made Garments (RMG)
Annual export turnover of USD50 Million and above SQUARE Group (Textiles division).
Export Excellence Supply Chain and Backward Linkage, Annual export turnover of USD10 Million and above; DBL Group.
Export Excellence Nontraditional and Emerging Sectors, Annual export turnover (Non-RMG and non-Textiles) of USD3 Million and above; Janata Sadat Group.
Best in Import Substitution, Reducing or substituting imports to a value of USD10 million and above, Walton Group.
Leader in Inbound Investment, Foreign investment in the form of capital, technology solution, etc. Amigo Bangladesh Ltd.
Infrastructure Excellence, Organisation with the most impactful contribution to an infrastructure development project in Bangladesh, improving living standards and unlocking GDP growth Max Group.
Special Achievement Individual(s) / Organisation who has made Exemplary contribution to country’s socio-economic growth, excellence in innovation, job creation and supporting the community Meghna Group of Industries.
Special Recognition BRAC.
The Honourable Minister of Commerce, Government of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh, Mr.TipuMunshi, MPwas the Chief Guest atthe event.
He was joined by Special Guests HE Mr. Robert Chatterton Dickson, British High Commissioner to Bangladeshand Mr. Fazle Kabir,Governor of Bangladesh Bankwho all spoke on the occasion.
Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Bangladesh, Francois de Maricourt, congratulated the winners and said, “Our aim is to support and enable businesses to connect with global opportunities – something HSBC has been doing for more than 150 years around the world.Businesses andEntrepreneurs in Bangladesh have been fuelling the dynamic economic growth of Bangladesh and we are proud to recognise and encourage them for their perseverance and hard work”.
Deputy CEO and Country Head of Wholesale Banking, HSBC Bangladesh,Md Mahbub ur Rahman said “We would like to thank businesses and entrepreneurs in Bangladeshfor their relentless efforts to make Bangladesh’s mark in the global arena. Their contributions in growing the country’s trade, developing its infrastructure and fulfilling its domestic demand make Bangladesh’s growth outlook even brighter”.
According to HSBC Global Research report: “The World in 2030”, Bangladesh will be the biggest mover in the global GDP rankings, from 42nd to 26th by 2030.
Attended by dignatries, stakeholders, regulators, customers, media, invited guests and award winners, the awards ceremony was held on Saturday, 18 January 2020 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.