Bangladesh is a unitary, independent and sovereign Republic known as the “People’s Republic of Bangladesh”. The country occupies a strategic position in South Asia.  From a precarious beginning, Bangladesh has achieved notable progress in economic and social Development in about four decades,  and its highly skilled workforce abundant water supply and fertile land have made it a major leader in its principal export industries such as Jute materials, readymade garments, Leather, Frozen shrimps, Ships, Fruits and handicrafts.
The country is covered with a network of rivers and canals forming a maze of interconnecting channels.  Bangladesh offers promising opportunities aligned with a government actively seeking investment and offering a range of incentives under its industrial policy and export oriented growth strategy. With few formal distinctions between foreign and domestic private investors, foreign companies are welcomed and prioritized. 
Bangladesh has one of the most competitive and technical skilled work forces generating the highest profit margins and fueling an expanding industrial base. Led by its ready-made garments industry, Bangladesh is strategically positioned to expand on its success, diversify its exports and move up the value chain. A recent assessment showed that the country offers perhaps the most liberal FDI regime in South Asia, with no prior approval requirements or limits on equity participants or restrictions on the repatriation of profits and income.
Along with that, Bangladesh is a proud member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Bay of Bengal initiative for Multi-sectorial Technical and economic cooperation (BIMSTEC), The SAARC, as well as a member of the commonwealth of Nations, the OIC and the Non-Aligned movement. Bangladesh is also the world’s largest contributor to United Nations peace-keeping missions.  Being an active partner, Bangladesh plays vital role in the international and regional forum with very efficiently.