Foreign Direct Investment in Bangladesh
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has played a key role in the modernisation of the Bangladesh economy for the last 15 years.
Inflows of foreign direct investment
There was an inflows of $666m foreign direct investment in 2007 which raised significantly in 2008 to $1086m. As of June 2009, inflows of foreign direct investment recorded to $358m.
Inflows of foreign direct investment during 2001-2009*
Private investment statistics
|Year||Proposed local investment||Proposed foreign investment||Total proposed investment||Growth %|
|Project||US$ m||Project||US$ m||Project||US$ m|
Foreign and joint venture investment
In the year 2009-10 (February), there were 89 new foreign and joint venture investment projects registered to BOI which amount to $590m. The projects were invested to mainly in the service, engineering, clothing and agricultural sectors.
Sectorwise foreign and joint venture investment during 2009-2010*
Countrywise foreign and joint venture investment during 2009-2010*
|Country||No. of projects||Proposed investment (US$ m)|