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Bangladesh Enterprise Institute is a non-profit, non-political research centre. Established in October 2000, the Institute has established for itself a reputation for excellence in its research and advocacy work focusing on the growth of private enterprise in Bangladesh.

Recent Updates of Trade and Investment

Bangladesh-China Trade and Economic Cooperation Issues and Perspectives
Sep30

Bangladesh-China Trade and Economic Cooperation Issues and Perspectives

China has emerged as a global economic superpower having achieved high economic growth sustained for a very long period and...

Reviving Exports of Jute Products from Bangladesh
Aug31

Reviving Exports of Jute Products from Bangladesh

Traditionally labelled as ‘golden fibre’, jute used to be the most important source of foreign exchange for Bangladesh until the...

Bangladesh’s Graduation from the Group of LDCs Issues for the Private Sector
Apr30

Bangladesh’s Graduation from the Group of LDCs Issues for the Private Sector

Defying overwhelming odds, Bangladesh has continued to demonstrate impressive socio-economic progress. The impending graduation from least developed country (LDC) status...

News

An article written by Ambassador M Humayun Kabir, President, Bangladesh Enterprise Institute on  Chinese envoy's comment: Public spat and public diplomacy, The Financial Express, 19 May 2021

An article written by Ambassador M Humayun Kabir, President, Bangladesh Enterprise Institute on Chinese envoy's comment: Public spat and public diplomacy, The Financial Express, 19 May 2021

The recent comment by the Chinese Ambassador Li Jiming that relations between Bangladesh and China would be 'substantially damaged' if Bangladesh joins the QUAD has stirred up a spate of ...

An article written by Ambassador M Humayun Kabir, President, Bangladesh Enterprise Institute on President Biden's State of the Union address: Big ideas with huge strategic importance, The Financial Express, 11 May 2021

An article written by Ambassador M Humayun Kabir, President, Bangladesh Enterprise Institute on President Biden's State of the Union address: Big ideas with huge strategic importance, The Financial Express, 11 May 2021

President Biden's State of the Union address: Big ideas with huge strategic importance M Humayun Kabir | Published: May 11, 2021 21:20:54 Traditionally, the State of the Union address is a domestic ...

BEI President Amb. M Humayun Kabir spoke in a webinar on The Rohingya Crisis: Response of the International Community and the Repatriation Process on Wednesday, 21 April 2021

BEI President Amb. M Humayun Kabir spoke in a webinar on The Rohingya Crisis: Response of the International Community and the Repatriation Process on Wednesday, 21 April 2021

BEI President Amb. M Humayun Kabir spoke in a webinar on The Rohingya Crisis: Response of the International Community and the Repatriation Process on Wednesday, 21 April 2021 organized by ...

BEI President Amb. M Humayun Kabir spoke in a seminar on India Bangladesh Ties, 7 April 2021

BEI President Amb. M Humayun Kabir spoke in a seminar on India Bangladesh Ties, 7 April 2021

BEI President Amb. M Humayun Kabir spoke in a seminar on India Bangladesh Ties organized through a virtual platform by Tillotoma Foundation on 7 April 2021. ...

Events

Publications

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, October 08, 2021-October 14, 2021
Oct18

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, October 08, 2021-October 14, 2021

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, October 08, 2021-October 14, 2021 for details is...

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, October 04, 2021-October 10, 2021
Oct11

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, October 04, 2021-October 10, 2021

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, October 04, 2021-October 10, 2021 for details is...

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, September 24, 2021-September 30, 2021
Oct03

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, September 24, 2021-September 30, 2021

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, September 24, 2021-September 30, 2021 for details is...

News in Media

Redesign stimulus packages for SMEs: experts at IBFB-BEI webinar, The Daily Star, June 26, 2021

Redesign stimulus packages for SMEs: experts at IBFB-BEI webinar, The Daily Star, June 26, 2021

The stimulus packages for the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) should be expanded and redesigned in the next budget considering the Covid-19 pandemic situations, experts said in a webinar today. The ...

Regulatory bottlenecks still affects business: IBFB, Daily Sun, 18 May 2021

Regulatory bottlenecks still affects business: IBFB, Daily Sun, 18 May 2021

Entrepreneurs have alleged that they still suffer complexities of red tape in getting business related services despite the launch of One-Stop Services (OSS) “Doing business has become a tough task in ...

United efforts needed to make progress in doing business index, The New Nation, 18 May 2021

United efforts needed to make progress in doing business index, The New Nation, 18 May 2021

Business Desk : Executive chairman of Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) M Sirazul Islam on Monday said that the private sector and the businessmen would have to work together with the ...

Traders demand financing to ease doing business, The Daily Observer, 18 May 2021

Traders demand financing to ease doing business, The Daily Observer, 18 May 2021

In this globalized world, trade finance (TF) is an essential tool to enable the trade of goods, and increasingly services, allowing local firms and value chains to sell into global ...

Our Partners

Board of Governors

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Mr. A S F Rahman is a Member at the Board of Governors of Bangladesh Enterprise Institute. He is the Chairman and …

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Mr. Zulfiquar Rahman is the Managing Director of Greenland Garment Limited. It is the first ISO 9002 certified RMG factory …

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Mr. Abdul Hai Sarkar is the Managing Director of several Textile Mills, including Shohagpur Textiles Mills, Karim Textile Ltd., Karim …

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Mr. Altaf Hossan Sarkar is the Managing Director of Rahmat Textiles Ltd, China Plastics (BD) Ltd., Rahmat Spining Mills Ltd, …