Chittagong International Trade Fair(CITF)

Ref: R/RDTC/6/1147                                                                           27th October 2018

 

The Chairman/Chief Executive/Ambassadors/High Commissions/Commercial Counsellors/ /Trade Promotional Organization/Chamber of Commerce & Industry

 

Dear Sir:

Participation to the 27th Chittagong International Trade Fair (CITF) 2019

 

Greetings from the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

 

It’s our privilege to inform you that the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce & Industry is going to organize the month long 27th Chittagong International Trade Fair (CITF) 2019 from the third week of February, 2019 at the Railway Pologround premises in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Since 1992, CCCI has been organizing this trade fair which has now become the largest one in the private sector of the country. Beginning with the local SME products, the fair has taken international shape as many countries like India, China, Japan, Korea, Iran, USA, UK, Turkey have been participating for many years. The fair provides opportunity for both the products of home and abroad to promote and share more market as well as have a comparative study about quality and standard. It is visited by more than one million people and works as a platform for bridging direct relation between the manufacturers and the consumers. It has also become a place for recreation for the city dwellers. The colourful event is now most cherished and expected one to all concerned.

We do like to organize the fair with more enthusiasm & festivity this year. You have always been cooperating with CCCI which we treat as an emblem of our heartfelt relation. In this backdrop, we would like to request your honour to take initiative to encourage and motivate organizations from your country to participate in this very fair. CCCI ensures its commitment to rendering all out cooperation so that the interested organizations of your country can participate in this event successfully. You are earnestly requested to disseminate the information to respective parties to make the venture a success.


 

For detail information of the fair, interested participants can log on to our official Website: www.chittagongchamber.com or contact us directly through Tel: 880-31-713366-9, Fax: 880-31-710183, E-mail info@chittagongchamber.com.

 

Any sort of queries about the fair will be highly appreciated.

 

With best regards.

 

(Engr. Mohd. Farque)

Secretary Incharge

The Chittagong Chamber of Commerce & Industry

 

CCCI & CITF Background

The Chittagong Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CCCI), established in 1959, is a premier Chamber of Bangladesh. It provides a wide spectrum of services to the trade and industry and acts as a catalyst for growth of business in the country. The Chamber has been all along very keen to address the requirements of the commercial capital and aspirations of entrepreneurs so that a congenial atmosphere is assured for growth of trade, industry & economy including induction of more FDI to some potential sectors that offer alluring profit guarantee. As part of its various trade promotional activities, CCCI has been arranging Chittagong International Trade Fair (CITF) - the largest international trade fair in the country for the last fifteen consecutive years and the event has been a total success with respect to enthusiastic participation by leading local, foreign and multinational business & manufacturing enterprises of Asia, Europe, USA and African countries.


Since its humble striding in 1992, CITF has created a tremendous enthusiasm among the exhibitors & visitors registering a significant growth in terms of participants, sales and promotion of products/services. With the passage of time, the event has emerged as the largest international trade fair of the country in term of participation.

Display Range
Processed Foods & Beverages Textiles & Garment Accessories
Handlooms Furniture
Handicrafts 6 (some of them with foreign collaboration)
Vocational Training Institute Chemicals
Ceramics Consumer Durables
Motor Vehicle Building Materials
Leather Goods Toiletries

Special Arrangement

Unique & modern architectural layout of the Fair to match the needs of participant & visitors
Item/product wise segmentation of stall/booth
Lucrative Restaurants and Fast Food Corner
Arrangement of special illumination at night to make the venue colourful and more attractive.
Fire fighting arrangement.
Firt Aid.
Separate Prayer Room for ladies & gents.
Round the clock Security measure for safety of participating companies & visitors.
Permanent Police Camp.

Visitor Profile
The previous Fairs were visited by visitors from the following segments.

Affluent consumers of home and abroad.
Industrial buyers.
Business leaders.
Management decision makers.
Opinion leaders.
Plant expert/technician.
Prospective business match makers.
Public sector officials.
Foreign delegation.

Previous Fair Information

Years

Visitors

Participants

Booth/Pavilion

1993

15,000

37

47

1994

25,000

64

75

1995

40,000

69

84

1996

62,000

72

91

1997

1,44,000

78

141

1998

2,80,000

125

233

1999

4,50,000

210

372

2000

7,00,000

285

375

2001

8,00,000

234

325

2002

9,00,000

255

345

2003

15,00,000

343

450

2004

17,00,000

350

458

2005

18,00,000

350

                460