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Bangladesh Trade and Investment Summit to kick off on Oct 26


Published : 16 Oct 2021 10:25 PM | Updated : 17 Oct 2021 02:01 PM

The weeklong Bangladesh Trade and Investment Summit-2021 will begin on October 26, bringing together top policymakers, business leaders and investors from across the world on a virtual platform.

The international summit is going to be organized marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Bangladesh’s Golden Jubilee of Independence.

The Ministry of Commerce and Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) will organize the summit jointly from October 26 to November 1.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the summit from her official residence Ganobhaban.

The summit will bring together the top policymakers, leaders of successful companies and leading investors, business analysts, CEOs of big conglomerates, multilateral agencies both from the host country and from across the world.

Interested businesses and companies of different sectors can join the virtual B2B meetings and connect suitable matches in Bangladesh.

The week-long investment summit includes nine sectors underscoring critical enablers and avenues of the economy, demanding massive investments especially in Infrastructure (Physical, logistics and Energy), IT/ITES and FINTECH, leather goods, Pharmaceuticals, Automotive and Light Engineering, Plastic products, Agro and food processing, Jute and Textiles, FMCG and Retail Business.