News desk: Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said that due to the global situation, there has been a gas crisis in our country. Because of that, the production of the industry is being hampered. But this is a temporary problem; We expect that the environment will improve in the month of January. He said this while speaking as the chief guest at the opening ceremony of Ceramic Expo Bangladesh-2022 at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in the capital on Thursday (November 24). Bangladesh Ceramic Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BCMEA) organized the expo. The commerce minister said that he will soon hold a meeting to resolve the problems that businessmen are currently facing in the management of industries and businesses. All traders will be there. We want to identify the problems and give a draft of it to the Prime Minister. He said that the government will work sincerely to solve them. He also said that the Prime Minister himself is trying to resolve the problems of the businessmen. Hope the problem will be solved soon. Commerce Minister said, ceramic industry is a potential sector of Bangladesh. Ceramic products produced in the country meet 85% of the demand. Ceramic products worth one billion US dollars are being exported to 50 countries. He said that necessary assistance will be given to the traders in order to increase the production and export of ceramic products. BCMEA President Sirajul Islam Mollah said that more than 70 factories of ceramics, tableware, tiles and sanitary ware have already been established in the country. The sales amount in the local market is about 8 thousand crores. Production in the ceramic sector has increased by 200 percent and investment by nearly 20 percent in the last ten years. He said that currently there is an investment of about 15 thousand crore rupees in this sector. Ceramic Expo is being held in Dhaka for the third time. Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) Senior Vice President Mostafa Azad Chowdhury Babu, BCMEA Secretary General Irfan Uddin spoke in it. 120 companies from 20 countries including Bangladesh participated with 150 brands in this three-day ceramic fair organized by BCMEA. The expo will be open for buyers and sellers from 10 am to 7 pm daily.