Business Opportunities in Bangladesh

South Asia Market Insights Series

Date                      : 20 March 2017, Monday
Time                      : 9.30am – 12.00pm (registration commences at 9.00am)
Venue                   : Singapore Business Federation
                                 SBF Center, 160 Robinson Road, #06-01, Singapore 068914
                                 SBF Seminar 2 & 3                            
Dress Code          : Business Attire
Fee                        : Complimentary for SBF and supporting organisations’s members (Bangaladesh Business Chamber of Singapore / Standard Chartered Bank / SICCI / IE Singapore / Business Mission Participant)
                                 Non Member S$100 (inclusive of

Singapore Business Federation (SBF), in collaboration with Bangladesh Chamber in Singapore and High Commission of Bangladesh in Singapore are pleased to present to you the first seminar of the South Asia Market Insights series in 2017 featuring Bangladesh.

Bangladesh has maintained an impressive track record on growth and development in the past decade with the economy growing at nearly 6 percent annually. GDP’s growth was 6.6% and US$195 billion in 2015. According to the IMF, Bangladesh's economy is the second fastest growing major economy of 2016 with 7.1%.

Through this seminar, companies will gain an insight and overview of the economy of Bangladesh as well as various sectors of business opportunities in the country.

This seminar also provides the unique platform for participants to access to highly valued networking opportunities with leading businesses from Bangladesh



0900 - 0930

Registration of Participants

0930 - 0935

Welcome Address by Mr Gautam Banerjee, Chairman of South Asia Business Group and Vice Chairman of Singapore Business Federation

0935 - 0940

Opening Remarks by Mr Mirza Golam Sabur, President of Bangladesh Business Chamber of Singapore

0940 - 0950

Address by His Excellency Md Mustafizur Rahman, High Commissioner of the People's Republic of Bangladesh to Singapore

0950 - 1000

Keynote Address by His Excellency Tofail Ahmed, Hon'ble Minister of Commerce of the People's Republic of Bangladesh

1000 - 1005

Memorandum of Understanding between Singapore Business Federation and Bangladesh Business Chamber of Singapore

1005 - 1030

Presentation on “Business Environment and Doing Business in Bangladesh” by Mr Abrar A Anwar, Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh

1030 - 1045

Networking Tea Break

1045 - 1115

Presentation on “Business Opportunities in Bangladesh” by High Commission of Bangladesh

1115 - 1145

Experience Sharing Session with Businesses Operating in Bangladesh

1145 - 1200

Question and Answer Session


Networking Session with Leading Bangladeshi Businessmen in Singapore

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Organised By:                                 


                                                                                                                                               Bangladesh High Commission in Singapore

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3/20/2017 9:30 AM - 3/20/2017 12:00 PM

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