Setting Up Business
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Bangladesh Investment Development Authority
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Assistance in Setting up a Business
The BIDA offers a range of valuable business-related services to the international and national investment community. The office helps prospective investors and promote firms in obtaining official permits and documents required for conducting business, including visas, work permits and permanent residency permits. The BIDA also assists investors in getting connection of utilities such as water, electricity, gas, land and telecommunication.
Information on Investment Opportunities
Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) maintains comprehensive information on investment opportunities in Bangladesh, both by sector and by district. Information and investment advice readily provided to all investors at free of cost regardless of foreign and local backgrounds.
Enhancing Competitiveness and Investment Facilitation
If you wish to set up a business/enterprise in Bangladesh, your best contact point is the Office of the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority(BIDA), which operates under the Prime Minister’s office and is the principal government agency for encouraging investment. The BIDA is available to assist you in numerous ways, including:
- Offers an attractive and competitive package of tax incentives.
- Imposes no foreign equity restrictions on manufacturing activities or on some service.
- Provide assistance in the provision of visas and work permits to facilitate entry and subsequent operation for a foreign-owned business.
- Waives restrictions on land ownership by foreign entities.