Picka Escort video
DCCI :: News Detail
About DCCI
Brief About DCCI
Quality Policy and Objectives
DCCI Founders
Former Presidents
Former Senior Vice Presidents
Former Vice Presidents
Message from President
Board of Directors
DCCI Secretariat
Achievements & Awards
International Affiliations
Media Corner
Latest News
Events
Publications
DCCI Review
Photo Gallery
Video Gallery
Information for
Bilateral Trade
Major Export Items of Bangladesh
Major Import Items of Bangladesh
Trade and Business Opportunities in Bangladesh
National Budget Speeches
Economic Policy of CIPE, DCCI
Policies
DCCI Business Institute
Important Links
Latest News
BISCIC industrial area will be established beside SEZs and EPZs: Planning Minister
19 Feb 2017

The Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, MP said BISCIC industrial area will be established beside every Export Processing Zones and Economic Zones for the development of SMEs. He made this comment while the Board of Directors of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) led by its President Abul Kasem Khan called him at the Planning Ministry on 19 February, 2017. Secretary, Planning Division Md. Ziaul Islam was also present at that time.

 

DCCI President Abul Kasem Khan said we are experiencing sluggish trend in private investment as well as FDI. He said we need to come out of this stagnant situation. “The Private investment needs to be scalled-up to 29 per cent from current level of 22 per cent” he said. In order to improve the ranking of Bangladesh with a view to attract private investment and facilitate industrialization, we need to improve our infrastructure, industrial energy situation, efficiency in the institutional framework and skill human resources. He said we will require US$320 billion by the year 2030 for developing reliable, sustainable and affordable infrastructure. He also said the target to generate US$40 billion exports with 10 million jobs by 2030 can be achieved from SEZs if the government can provide necessary connectivity and support. He stressed for a strategic road map for the development of Dhaka Chittagong Economic Corridor including an integrated transport master plan must be made. He said 75 per cent business is small and medium enterprise (SME) in Bangladesh. To achieve 8 per cent GDP growth by the year 2021 and gear up the journey towards middle income country, capacity of SME businesses needs to be developed.  

 

Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, MP invited businessmen to invest in SEZ and EZ areas to get uninterrupted gas and power supply with other export import facilities. He also said that power shortage will be solved within two or three years and government will ensure electricity for both households and industries. He said government encourages both local and foreign investment in power and energy sector. The Planning Minister said this year 7.25 to 7.5 per cent GDP could be achieved which is more that the projected 7.2 per cent. He also informed that ADP of Tk. 40,000 crore have already been implemented.   

                                          

DCCI Senior Vice President Kamrul Islam, FCA, Vice President Hossain A Sikder, Directors Engr. Akber Hakim, Humayun Rashid, Imran Ahmed, K. Atique-e-Rabbani, FCA, KMN Manjurul Hoque, Md. Alauddin Malik, Riyadh Hossain and Secretary General AHM Rezaul Kabir were also present during the meeting.

Seminar & Workshop
Apr 28, 2017
Training Course on "Understanding L/C Procedures for Export & Import Operation" to be held during 28-29 April, 2017 from 10.00 am to 05.30 pm
Apr 21, 2017
Training Course on "Bangladesh Labour Law as Amended in 2013 & Labour Rules 2015 " to be held during 21-22 April, 2017 from 10.00 am to 05.30 pm
Apr 07, 2017
Training Course on "How to Establish a New Business" to be held during 07-08 April, 2017 from 10.00 am to 05.30 pm
Mar 24, 2017
Training Course on "Logistics, Inventory and Store Management" to be held during 24-25 March, 2017 from 10.00 am to 05.30 pm
Mar 24, 2017
Workshop on "Management Skills for Administrative Professionals" to be held during 24-25 March 2017 from 10.00 am to 05.30 pm
Latest News
Mar 14, 2017
DCCI places its budget recommendations to NBR
Mar 14, 2017
Foreign exchange reserve can be utilized for infrastructure development: DCCI
Mar 01, 2017
Public private partnership to accelerate attaining SDG: DCCI seminar
Feb 25, 2017
Gas price hike will increase cost of doing business: DCCI
DBI Training Activities
Dec 16, 2016
New Economic Thinking: Bangladesh 2030 and Beyond