On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Bangladesh. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.
It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.
Type of Government: Parliamentary Democracy
Population: 169.4 million (2021)
GDP: 416.3 billion USD (2021)
Corporate Tax Rate: 30%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 0% - 25%
Major Exports: Knit T-shirts ($7.06B), Non-Knit Men's Suits ($6.68B), Knit Sweaters ($6.32B), Non-Knit Women's Suits ($5.41B), and Knit Women's Suits ($3.54B), exporting mostly to United States ($8.72B), Germany ($8.36B), Spain ($3.6B), United Kingdom ($3.29B), and Poland ($2.94B).
Major Imports: Refined Petroleum ($5.48B), Raw Cotton ($2.8B), Non-Retail Pure Cotton Yarn ($2.26B), Wheat ($1.92B), and Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($1.83B), importing mostly from China ($24.1B), India ($14.1B), Singapore ($3.53B), Indonesia ($2.92B), and United States ($2.3B).
Investment Agency: Bangladesh Investment Development Authority
National Chamber of Commerce: State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan Republic
Customs Agency: National Board of Revenue (NBR)