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Bangladesh–Mexico relations

 

Bangladesh–Mexico relations

Bangladesh–Mexico relations

Bangladesh

Mexico

Bangladesh–Mexico relations refers to the bilateral relations between World Trade Organization.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Trade 2
  • Resident diplomatic missions 3
  • References 4

History

President Abdus Sattar attending the North-South summit in Cancun; 1981.

Diplomatic relations between the two countries were officially established on 8 July 1975, four years after Bangladesh obtained its independence from Pakistan.[1] In 1981, Bangladeshi President Abdus Sattar paid a visit to Mexico to attend the North-South Summit in Cancun.[2]

Bangladesh and Mexico have expressed mutual interest in expanding the bilateral economic activities between the two countries.[3][4] In 2011, a business delegation from Bangladesh paid a visit to Mexico aimed at exploring potential fields for bilateral trade and investment.[5] In 2013, Bangladesh and Mexico signed an Agreement on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Customs Matters to curb smuggling and mis-declaration and to facilitate bilateral trade.[6] Climate change and poverty alleviation have also been identified as potential areas for bilateral cooperation between the two countries.[7]

Trade

In 2014, two-way trade between both nations amounted to $206 million USD.[8] Bangladesh's main exports to Mexico include cotton and textiles. Mexico's main exports to Bangladesh include medicine, alcohol (beer) and tequila.[8]

Resident diplomatic missions

References

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  2. ^ Recordando: Cumbre Norte Sur en 1981 (in Spanish)
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  8. ^ a b Mexican Ministry of the Economy (in Spanish)
  9. ^ Embassy of Bangladesh in Mexico City
  10. ^ Embassy of Mexico in New Delhi (in English and Spanish)
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