He also stressed the need for identifying and removing trade barriers, especially to Bangladesh's apparel exports to the Indonesian market.

Faruque was addressing a discussion organised virtually by the BGMEA and Indonesian Textile Association (API).

Indonesia ambassador to Bangladesh Heru Hartanto Subolo; API chairman Jemmy Kartiwa Sastraatmaja and Chairwoman Anne P Sutanto, and representatives of Indonesian textile companies also joined the discussion.

Faruque said Bangladesh's apparel industry is pursuing the next level of its growth through diversification of products, especially high-end non-cotton apparel products and technical textiles, which has created a demand for man-made fibres and fabrics.

Indonesian textile can meet the demand of Bangladesh's apparel sector, he added.

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