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Objective Of BPGMEA

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BPGMEA is rendering the below services :

BPGMEA, is an apex trade body for all manufacturing plastic industries in Bangladesh, is playing very important role for the growth of Plastic industries. The Association is governed by the D.T.O rules. BPGMEA an organization with total members of 2000 industries of Plastic Sector, set up in 1987 under licence from Ministry of Commerce, GOB.

Policy Formulations: BPGMEA has active role in policy formulations, negotiations with the government bodies and its exposure to the overseas plastic industries.

Work as catalyst: The facilities and the support rendered by BPGMEA to its Members and as a whole to the plastic industry have been working as a catalyst to the industrial growth in Bangladesh

Patent Trade Marks: BPGMEA is committed to the protection of its members by assisting them to register their Patent Trade marks. Disputes regarding the patented goods are coordinated and settled at the association’s office by its standing committee members.

To organise IPF : BPGMEA has been holding an International Plastic fair each year for the last few years.

To organise IPF : BPGMEA has been holding an International Plastic fair each year for the last few years.

Work for policy building: BPGMEA is committed to negotiate with all the government authorities in policy building.

Work for environment issues: BPGMEA is committed to resolve issues related to the environment and have been working continuously with the media and government authorities in Bangladesh

Recommend bond licence & to renew the bond licence: BPGMEA has authority for recommending the new bond licence & to renew the bond licence of export oriented industry. Also BPGMEA is contributing to national exchequer by collecting revenue from the bond licence on behalf of GOB.

Permanent Directorship in the FBCCI Board: Ministry of Commerce has accorded a permanent Directorship in the FBCCI Board for further strengthening BPGMEA & for their past performance.

Awarded as Best Association by Country’s President: : BPGMEA has been awarded by FBCCI as best Association of Bangladesh for rendering services to their member and award given by the Late Mr. Md. Zillur Rahman, the then Hon’ble President, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

Act for trade dispute settlement: BPGMEA also helps their members for trade dispute settlement among through a committee.

Plastic Product Business Promotion Council: On the demand of Plastic sector BPGMEA has successfully convinced the Ministry of Commerce to set up a Plastic Product Business Promotion Council in the Year 2012, the council has been acting for the development of the sector.

BIPET: : BPGMEA has already set up BIPET (Bangladesh Institute Of Plastic Engineering And Technology Center) and training courses are going on at BIPET since August, 2014. After successful implementation of the project 1000 trained persons per annum will be trained to help the industry to grow. Land purchased at south keranigonj and land development work continuing.

Preferential treatment (GSP Facilities): Bangladesh enjoys GSP and preferential facilities from some of the developed countries and will help our exports to grow, But from 2013 USA had withdrawn the GSP facilities which is being hampered our exports

Plastic Industrial Park : Govt. nodded to set up Plastic Industrial Park recently by ECNEC meeting under the chairmanship of Prime Minister. The proposed plastic park will be set up at Sirajdikhan, Munshiganj on 50 acre lands. BSCIC under Industry Ministry is looking after the project.

UP Issue : Being the sole organisation of Plastic Manufacturers, BPGMEA is being got authorization of Utilization Permission (UP) Issue from the Govt. It is now under process by NBR and we expect within a short while BPGMEA can issue UP.

Cash Incentives : Plastic sector non bond industries are getting Cash Incentives from Govt. which is not enough for sector development. We demanded for inclusion all bond & non bond industries illigible for cash incentives

Budget Recommendation: Every year BPGMEA put Budget proposal to the concerned Ministries and NBR & also FBCCI for the largest benefit of country’s economy.

Packaging Act : We are working to formulate a combined Packaging Act in the country with the help of Industries Ministry. We already put the demand to Industries Ministry and other related ministries.