6 December, 2010
Showkat A Sarkar, Country Manager, DuPont Bangladesh
Krishnakoli Dutta, DuPont Public Affairs, South Asia
New Delhi, India / Dhaka, Bangladesh; December 6, 2010 – DuPont today announced its entry into the fast growing market of Bangladesh as part of the company’s strategy to accelerate growth in emerging economies, including in Asia. DuPont new liaison office in Bangladesh will help support the needs of the local customers in various market segments such as agriculture and food, apparel and textiles, paints and construction, graphics & packaging, infrastructure, renewable energy, including solar power, safety & protection, and other growth sectors.
(Balvinder Kalsi, President, South Asia, DuPont address guests at the launch of the DuPont Bangladesh office opening on December 6, 2010)
“The world is undergoing transformational change, driven primarily by global population growth and the rising middle class in developing geographies,” said Balvinder S Kalsi, President – South Asia, DuPont. “DuPont is responding by sharpening our focus to meet the increasing demand for food, protecting lives and the environment, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels and meeting emerging market demand for science-based solutions. DuPont entry in Bangladesh demonstrates our commitment to and focus on growing in key emerging markets across India and Asia to address local needs.”
“The direct presence of DuPont in Bangladesh is the first step to make our products and services available for the local customers at their doorsteps. As we build and expand our presence in this country, our goal is to work closely with our local customers to better understand the unique market needs here and develop solutions tailored to these needs,” said Showkat A Sarkar, Country Manager - Bangladesh, DuPont.
DuPont market-driven innovations in the key areas of agriculture, food and nutrition; health care; home and construction; electronics; safety and protection; and transportation and infrastructure, has the right fit with the needs of the fast growing Bangladesh economy. For instance, in the area of agriculture, DuPont can provide advanced hybrid seeds for corn, rice and mustard as well as high-efficacy proprietary crop protection products that help growers improve quality and yields. Similarly, the renewably sourced DuPont™ Sorona® polymer can offer exciting options to the country’s world-class textiles industry.
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