LightCastle represents the Larive Group in Bangladesh. Together we support our clients with business intelligence, market entry and growth strategies, implementation, post-entry services, Public Private Partnerships, grants and finance.
The local team is headed by Zahedul Amin, Bijon Islam and Ivdad Ahmed Khan Mojlish.
Fact and figures
|Population (MN – 2019)||167|
|GDP per Capita USD (2019)||1.127,00|
|Currency||1 Taka (Tk); Average exchange rate in 2020: Kt 84.97 : US$ 1.00|
|Ease of doing business (2019)||168th|
|Corruption index (2016)||146th|
|Main towns, Population in ‘000 (2011 census)
|Dhaka (capital): 26,335
|Political & economic prospect (2018)||The expectation is that the Awami League (AL) is to complete its third term in office, expiring in 2023. The country’s foreign policy will continue to focus on its neighbors, with China and India vying for influence. Following a bounce-back in merchandise exports in July-September and strong remittances inflows supporting private consumption, the growth forecast for fiscal year 2020/21 (July-June), is 3.8%.|
Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit
Bakery, Horticulture, Aquaculture, Poultry, Feed & Ingredients, FMCG, Automotive and Water.
For more information, please contact Matthias Brienen.