Reducing the Cost of Doing Business in Bangladesh

Project Coordinator : Mr. Zahid Hossain
Project Duration :  October, 2002- September, 2003
Development Partner : Royal Danish Embassy

Status: Completed

Objective :

During the first phase of the project a report was prepared on the nature and scope of the existing hurdles faced by the business community. This report was took into account the work already done by different organizations and some of the findings of some recent surveys. Studies had been done on ports and customs, law enforcement, the legal framework, Board of Investment and on the utility services such as gas, electricity and telephones. The principal objective of the study was to put forward some practical recommendations which would help in improving the level of efficiency of key government departments and agencies which interact with the private sector.