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Bangladesh Enterprise Institute is a non-profit, non-political research centre. Established in October 2000, the Institute has established for itself a reputation for excellence in its research and advocacy work focusing on the growth of private enterprise in Bangladesh.

Recent Updates of Trade and Investment

IBFB-BEI webinar on “The National Budget for 2021-22: Private Sector Perspective”,  Saturday, 26 June, 2021
Jun27

IBFB-BEI webinar on “The National Budget for 2021-22: Private Sector Perspective”, Saturday, 26 June, 2021

International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB) and Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) organized a webinar titled on “The National Budget for...

IBFB-BIDA-BEI Webinar on the ‘Ease of Doing Business in Bangladesh’, 17 May 2021
May17

IBFB-BIDA-BEI Webinar on the ‘Ease of Doing Business in Bangladesh’, 17 May 2021

IBFB, BIDA, and BEI organized a webinar on the ‘Ease of Doing Business in Bangladesh’ held on 17 May 2021...

IBFB-BEI Webinar on "Draft UN Resolution on Business and Human Rights", 30 March, 12 noon-1:30pm
Mar30

IBFB-BEI Webinar on "Draft UN Resolution on Business and Human Rights", 30 March, 12 noon-1:30pm

The International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB), in partnership with BEI, organized a webinar on the “Draft UN Resolution on...

News

The 20 Years of BEI: A Commemorative Publication

The 20 Years of BEI: A Commemorative Publication

Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) has published a commemorative volume on the occasion of completion of its 20 years of service. The volume briefly catalogues its activities during the last two ...

An article written by Ambassador M Humayun Kabir, President, Bangladesh Enterprise Institute on "Ranking in the Ease of Doing Business index: Only a technical issue?" The Financial Express, 04 June 2021

An article written by Ambassador M Humayun Kabir, President, Bangladesh Enterprise Institute on "Ranking in the Ease of Doing Business index: Only a technical issue?" The Financial Express, 04 June 2021

Since its first publication by the World Bank in 2003, the Ease of Doing Business Report has become a global template for improving the regulatory structure to facilitate a better ...

BEI President Amb. M Humayun Kabir was invited by the MOPA to the National Level Seminar in Celebration of Birth Centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on “Bangabandhu and Liberation War of Bangladesh in the Eyes of International Media", 27 May 2021

BEI President Amb. M Humayun Kabir was invited by the MOPA to the National Level Seminar in Celebration of Birth Centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on “Bangabandhu and Liberation War of Bangladesh in the Eyes of International Media", 27 May 2021

BEI President Ambassador M Humayun Kabir was invited as discussant by the Ministry of Public Administration, GoB to the National Level Seminar in Celebration of Birth Centenary of the Father ...

Events

Virtual visit of National Defence Course (NDC)-2021  team to Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) on 13 July 2021
Jul13

Virtual visit of National Defence Course (NDC)-2021 team to Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) on 13 July 2021

IBFB-BEI webinar on “The National Budget for 2021-22: Private Sector Perspective”,  Saturday, 26 June, 2021
Jun27

IBFB-BEI webinar on “The National Budget for 2021-22: Private Sector Perspective”, Saturday, 26 June, 2021

IBFB-BIDA-BEI Webinar on the ‘Ease of Doing Business in Bangladesh’, 17 May 2021
May17

IBFB-BIDA-BEI Webinar on the ‘Ease of Doing Business in Bangladesh’, 17 May 2021

IBFB-BEI Webinar on "Draft UN Resolution on Business and Human Rights", 30 March, 12 noon-1:30pm
Mar30

IBFB-BEI Webinar on "Draft UN Resolution on Business and Human Rights", 30 March, 12 noon-1:30pm

Publications

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, July 16, 2021-July 23, 2021
Jul25

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, July 16, 2021-July 23, 2021

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, July 16, 2021-July 23, 2021 for details is...

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, July 08, 2021-July 15, 2021
Jul18

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, July 08, 2021-July 15, 2021

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, July 08, 2021-July 15, 2021 for details is...

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, July 02, 2021-July 07, 2021
Jul11

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, July 02, 2021-July 07, 2021

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, July 02, 2021-July 07, 2021 for details is...

News in Media

5-year extension of VAT exemption for automobile sector demanded, The Daily Observer, 27 June 2021

5-year extension of VAT exemption for automobile sector demanded, The Daily Observer, 27 June 2021

Speakers lauded the government for announcing budget FY 2021-22 proposing a a 10-year tax exemption for 'Made in Bangladesh' brands to speed up the establishment of mega industries and production ...

Vaccination of most adults key to saving Bangladesh's private sector: Experts, The Financial Express, 27 June 2021

Vaccination of most adults key to saving Bangladesh's private sector: Experts, The Financial Express, 27 June 2021

Vaccination to the extent 70 per cent of the adult population can help save the private sector from the Covid-induced economic losses, experts said at a virtual discussion on Saturday. Without ...

More fiscal support for rural economy, health suggested, The Business Standard, 26 June 2021

More fiscal support for rural economy, health suggested, The Business Standard, 26 June 2021

Speakers at a webinar urged the government to spend more on healthcare, especially on vaccination Despite the fact that the proposed budget has outlined the beginning of the economy's journey to ...

Experts: No transparent information on FY22 stimulus packages, Dhaka Tribune, 26 June 2021

Experts: No transparent information on FY22 stimulus packages, Dhaka Tribune, 26 June 2021

They also said that it did not reflect what measures would be taken if borrowers were unable to repay the stimulus Experts at a webinar on Saturday said that the proposed ...

Our Partners

Board of Governors

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Mr. Salman F Rahman, MP is the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Bangladesh Enterprise Institute. He is serving as …

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Mr. Ragib Ali is the Chairman of Sylhet Tea Company Ltd. and several other tea estates in Sylhet and Chittagong. …

Mr. Ragib Ali

Member

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Mr. Khan Mohammad Ameer is the Chairman and Managing Director of Padma Group of Companies comprising eleven companies. Padma Printers …

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Tapan Chowdhury is the Managing Director of Square Pharmaceutical Ltd and Square Textiles Limited, which are among the largest enterprises …