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Doing business in Bangladesh

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Bangladesh.

Key data

Ease of Doing Business in Bangladesh
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank giving key indicators for business and economic conditions. Includes information on typical business procedures, showing time to complete and associated costs for each step.

Guides

Overseas Business Risk - Bangladesh
Guidance from the Department for International Trade and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on potential risks for UK businesses operating in this country. Covers economic and political risks, human rights issues, bribery and corruption, terrorism, intellectual property and organised crime.

Bangladesh company registration
Comprehensive guide produced by Healy Consultants explaining company structures and business entity types, fees and timelines for incorporation, accounting and tax in this jurisdiction and comparisons with other countries in the region.

Doing Business in Asia Pacific
Guide prepared by Moore Stephens member firms on doing business with or in this region, covering Bangladesh. It also provides useful information for those living and working in Bangladesh either temporarily or permanently. Published in May 2018.

Exporting

On our Exporting to Bangladesh page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.

Corporate governance

European Corporate Governance Institute
The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) aims to provide 'a forum for debate and dialogue between academics, legislators and practitioners, focusing on major corporate governance issues and thereby promoting best practice'. The ECGI website also provides a directory of national Corporate Governance Codes, Principles & Recommendations.

Law and regulation

Doing Business law library
World Bank
Collection of business laws and regulations from economies around the world, linking to official government sources. Topics include company law, labour, tax and trade.

Forums and support networks

Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Apex organisation supporting private sector trade and industry.

Bangladesh–British Chamber of Commerce
Organisation aiming to support the British and Bangladeshi community in their trade and investment, and to promote investment, joint ventures and networking.

Embassies and consulates

Articles and books in the Library collection

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