China Harbour signs deal on economic zone, Bangladesh

China Harbour Engineering Company yesterday signed a deal with the Bangladeshi authority to set up an economic zone for Chinese investors in Chittagong, Bangladesh. The economic zone, which will be ready in the next two years, is expected to bring foreign investment of about $1 billion and create employment opportunities for one lakh people. It […]

Bangladesh show political will to boost trade, investment

Policy makers of Dhaka and Bangkok felt that political will is needed to boost bilateral trade and attract investment from Thailand. The issue was discussed at the ministerial level panel discussion held at the sideline of the first ever Bangladesh Trade and Investment Expo 2016 in Bangkok. The three-day gala event was inaugurated at Queen […]

India has identified three 3 Bangladesh SEZs

India has identified three rural outposts spread across Bangladesh to set up its first foreign special economic zones (SEZs) It says India is desperate to build on the ‘sole undisputed success in the Narendra Modi government’s neighbourhood policy’ by deepening investment ties. A joint working group the two countries set up during Indian premier Modi’s […]

EU-Bangladesh Business Climate Dialogue launched in Dhaka

The EU-Bangladesh Business Climate Dialogue has been launched in Dhaka to jointly address “major impediments” to better EU trade and investment. It was also aimed at expanding economic relations, the EU delegation in Dhaka said on Thursday after the first meeting between the EU Business Council (EUBC) and the Bangladesh Ministry of Commerce. Commerce Minister […]

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Bangladesh & India set modalities of building special economic zone (SEZ)

Dhaka and New Delhi in a joint meeting Tuesday set modalities of building two special economic zones in coastal Mongla belt and in Kushtia that would be dedicated to Indian investors. Officials said the Indian Economic Zones (IEZs) – formally deemed as Bangladesh-India government-to-government economic zones – will be developed at Mongla in Bagerhat and […]

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Mongla Special Economic Zone in Bangladesh

PowerPac Special Economic Zone or Mongla Special Economic Zone The PowerPac Economic Zone (Mongla) is the first Public-Private Partnership (PPP) special economic zone in Bangladesh. Located on the river Mongla, the PowerPac SEZ occupies an area of 205 acres of land with land around it for future expansion. The PowerPac SEZ is well connected to Dhaka […]