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Bangladesh's Congested Ports Risk Choking Its Economy

Feb 13, 2020 | 10:00 GMT
An image of the Port of Chittagong in Bangladesh, the busiest seaport on the coastline of the Bay of Bengal.

Cargo ships line up outside the Port of Chittagong in Bangladesh. The busiest seaport on the Bay of Bengal, Chittagong lacks the container capacity to efficiently process the country’s growing trade volumes.

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Maintaining the country's explosive economic growth will require updating its overburdened trade infrastructure -- opening opportunities for China, India and Japan....

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