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Bangladesh's Beximco thrives on coronavirus challenges

Company first to clone remdesivir also supplying US agencies with protective gear

Beximco is now producing 50 million pieces of personal protective equipment a month.   © AFP/Jiji

DHAKA -- The coronavirus pandemic has sent orders plummeting for most manufacturers in Bangladesh, like their peers elsewhere.

But Beximco Group, a sprawling conglomerate which calls itself the country's largest private-sector employer, has turned the outbreak into an opportunity to show off its ability to churn out advanced products.

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