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Foreign employment must be brought under regulations in Bangladesh

Supervisory authority of foreign investments and businesses in Bangladesh, the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) asked all foreign companies and business entities, such as the branch/liaison/representative offices, to provide it with information about their foreign employees in order to obtain required services from them. Operating business by foreign entity without registration and subsequent permission from […]

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Enforcement of laws against illegal employment in Bangladesh

The tax authority of Bangladesh, the National Board of Revenue’s (NBR), is joining hands with the law-enforcing agencies and investment promotion authority of Bangladesh to identify foreign citizens working in Bangladesh illegally – without employment visa, work-permit and income tax payment in Bangladesh. Usually the illegal employees enter into Bangladesh on tourist or business visa, which […]

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Another $25m IFC loan to a Bangladeshi company PRAN


International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector development arm of the World Bank Group, has provided yet another $25 million loan […]

Korean Export Processing Zone at serious risk


Instead of handing over the Korean Export Processing Zone (KEPZ) to the investor, the government of Bangladesh plans to take back […]

Dhaka needs to remove its rocky anti-FDI atmosphere

Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Lee Yun-young

Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Mr. Lee Yun-young has said Bangladesh should come out from protectionism and open up its market […]

‘Welfare Associations’ to negotiate for rights at Bangladesh EPZ

The Government of Bangladesh today approved, in principle, draft of a labour law for Export Processing Zones (EPZ) with the provision […]

Return of GSP seems far off – a lot more must be done

Bangladesh’s progress in implementation of the National Tripartite Plan of Action on Fire Safety and Structural Integrity (the Action Plan) which provides a […]

Bangladesh halts shutdown of “unsafe” factories

The Bangladeshi government is refusing to shut down garment factories declared unsafe, following a row with independent inspectors over the […]