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UK-Bangladesh Investment Facts

 


UK has emerged as one of the biggest sources of FDI for Bangladesh. British investment registered with Board of Investment in Bangladesh in 2009 was to the tune of USD 88.08 million, out of total FDI USD 700.16 million elevating UK to the top position among countries investing in Bangladesh. Major areas of British investment in Bangladesh include oil and gas, textile, tea garden, financial and other service sectors. So far, about 214 units of British FDI projects have been registered with the Board of Investment of Bangladesh with a total investment outlay of US$ 2,588 million. Sector wise distribution of proposals from UK registered with BOI that investments are heavily concentrated in the service sector which is basically banking, gas exploration, coal mining, telecommunication etc

Some of the major British concerns present in Bangladesh are:

Aventis,
Asia Energy
Berger Paints,
BOC Bangladesh,
British American Tobacco, Cairn Energy,
Carbon Mining
Duncan Brothers,

Edmund Nattal
GEC,
GlaxoSmithKline,
GCM Energy,
HSBC,
James Finlay,
Meghna Energy,
P&O Nedlloyd,  

Price Waterhouse Coopers,
Reckitt Benckiser,
Standard Chartered,
Tetley,
ACI,
Tullow Bangladesh,
Unilever
World-Tel.

 

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