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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-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...

Navigating New Waters Unleashing Bangladesh’s Export Potential for Smooth LDC Graduation
Oct11

Navigating New Waters Unleashing Bangladesh’s Export Potential for Smooth LDC Graduation

Bangladesh has made phenomenal progress in its economic development. From a fragile socio-economic set up at independence, it has emerged...

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

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

Webinar on “Bangladesh-US Relations: Opportunities and Challenges”, Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Feb08

Webinar on “Bangladesh-US Relations: Opportunities and Challenges”, Tuesday, January 26, 2021

2nd Multidisciplinary Practitioner Panel Meeting, 19 November, 2020, Dhaka
Jan24

2nd Multidisciplinary Practitioner Panel Meeting, 19 November, 2020, Dhaka

Publications

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, June 11, 2021-June 17, 2021
Jun22

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, June 11, 2021-June 17, 2021

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, June 11, 2021-June 17, 2021 for details is...

The 20 Years of BEI: A Commemorative Publication
Jun17

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....

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, June 03, 2021-June 10, 2021
Jun14

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, June 03, 2021-June 10, 2021

BEI Weekly News Highlights: Brief Highlights on Current Issues of South Asia, June 03, 2021-June 10, 2021 for details is...

News in Media

Regulatory bottlenecks still affects business: IBFB, Daily Sun, 18 May 2021

Regulatory bottlenecks still affects business: IBFB, Daily Sun, 18 May 2021

Entrepreneurs have alleged that they still suffer complexities of red tape in getting business related services despite the launch of One-Stop Services (OSS) “Doing business has become a tough task in ...

United efforts needed to make progress in doing business index, The New Nation, 18 May 2021

United efforts needed to make progress in doing business index, The New Nation, 18 May 2021

Business Desk : Executive chairman of Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) M Sirazul Islam on Monday said that the private sector and the businessmen would have to work together with the ...

Traders demand financing to ease doing business, The Daily Observer, 18 May 2021

Traders demand financing to ease doing business, The Daily Observer, 18 May 2021

In this globalized world, trade finance (TF) is an essential tool to enable the trade of goods, and increasingly services, allowing local firms and value chains to sell into global ...

Implement reforms to improve ease of doing business: Bida, The Daily Star, 18 May 2021

Implement reforms to improve ease of doing business: Bida, The Daily Star, 18 May 2021

Star Business Report The country cannot reach a double digit ranking on the World Bank's ease of doing business index without the proper implementation of policy and regulatory reforms, according to ...

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

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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 …