Summary Of Invest In Bangladesh - 2016
Bangladesh is a winning combination of competitive market, business-friendly environment and competitive cost structure.
Today, the Bangladeshi economy stands at about $180 billion. According to the World Bank, and IMF that will rise to $322 billion by 2021, creating many more scalable investment opportunities . Its economy remained strong and resilient despite external and internal challenges. Bangladesh is among the top 12 developing countries with a population of over 20 million, who achieved 6 plus percent growth in 2016.
57 percent of the population is under 25 years old
High literacy rate (72 percent) among youths, aged 15-24
Inspired young, hungry for work and growth
2 million youth entering the job market each year
Strategic location, regional connectivity and worldwide access
Bangladesh is strategically located next to India, China and ASEAN markets.
As the South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) comes into force, investors in Bangladesh enjoy duty-free access to India along with EU, Japan and other developed countries.