- Through greater participation in global value chains, Bangladesh can diversify its exports beyond its current concentration in readymade garments.
- Targeted investments in digitalization can unlock structural transformation in Bangladesh by raising trade and productivity growth.
- As Bangladesh graduates from “least-developed country” status, policy reform will be needed to foster transformation and growth.
The textile and textile products sector in Bangladesh has helped the economy reap the benefits of participating in global value chains (GVCs). To assess how the economy can upgrade its participation in GVCs and transform its economy, the seminar will discuss current patterns of trade and GVCs in the economy using products trade data and input output tables.