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Bangladesh’s impressive development did

26th ICC Bangladesh Annual Council 2020 Bangladesh’s journey in the post-independence period was tough. Bangladesh inherited a war-hit poor economy in 1971. Despite limited resources, Bangladesh has made spectacular economic progress over the last five decades. The GDP growth rate has reached an impressive record level. Per capita income has also risen steadily. Its poverty slashing […]

ICC Bangladesh – UNICEF Webinar on Demog

ICC Bangladesh is organizing jointly with UNICEF   a Webinar on Demographic Dividend in Bangladesh: Role of Private Sector on Tuesday, 15 June 2021 at 2.00 – 4.00 p.m. (Dhaka time). Mr. Tomoo Hozumi , UNICEF Representative in Bangladesh will be the keynote speaker and will make a presentation on “Paying Forward and Investing in Children Now:  Demographic changes in Bangladesh Trends and […]

Regional cooperation can bolster South A...

ICC Bangladesh quarterly News Bulletin (Jan-Mar’2021) Just a year ago, on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic.  According to WHO, the virus has infected over 135.65 million people worldwide and 2.93 million death, as of 31 March. To control the infection, the associated lockdowns have devastated economies. Analysts have […]

A. K. Azad elected Vice President of ICC...

Mr. A. K. Azad has been elected as a Vice President of ICC Bangladesh Executive Board  during its Meeting  held on 15 February. The post of Vice President became vacant with the sad demise of Mr. Latifur Rahman on 1 July 2020.  Mr. Azad is the Chairman and M.D. of Ha-Meem Group of Companies. Ha-Meem […]

ICCB 25th Annual Council held

Bangladesh is battling both the pandemic and its economic fallout Bangladesh recorded one of the fastest growth rates in the world in the past few years with a stable economic performance that has helped to reduce poverty and social inequalities, said ICC Bangladesh President Mahbubur Rahman while presenting the Executive Board at the ICC Bangladesh  […]

ICC Bangladesh President Mahbubur Rahman...

His journey recorded in Harvard Baker's Library Historical Collections   ...........................................................................................................   Mahbubur Rahman, President, International Chamber of Commerce, Bangladesh (ICCB), The world business organization and Chairman & CEO of ETBL Holdings is among 150 'high impact' leaders in the area of business and social enterprises from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East [...]

A brief discussion on the life and achie...

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)- Bangladesh, The world business organization together with major Chambers of Commerce /Associations and Trade Bodies is going to organize a brief discussion on the life and achievements of the Legendary Business Icon Late Mr. Latifur Rahman to be followed by a  Milad & Doa Mehfil on a Virtual Platform at […]

WE DEEPLY MOURN

ICC Bangladesh is deeply shocked and grieved at the sad demise of Mr. Waliur Rahman Bhuiyan OBE at 8.00 am on Friday, 19 June 2020. Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un. We remember with gratitude his association, involvement and active participation since ICC Bangladesh started its journey in the 90s. ICC Bangladesh was fortunate to [...]

ICC launches COVID-19 web portal

ICC has launched a COVID-19 web portal, providing trusted and up-to-date information for businesses, policymakers and chambers of commerce worldwide. The new site has been developed in line with ICC commitments to the World Health Organization (WHO) to facilitate information flows by disseminating the latest and most reliable information on the COVID-19 outbreak to businesses. [...]

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) ...

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), The world business organization has taken several initiatives to lead and engage the business response to COVID-19 pandemic. In this regard, ICC has also issued letter to G20, G8, open letter to Finance Ministers and Central bank Governors. ICC mobilizing all the knowledge and expertise across the organisation and network [...]

ICC Global Survey of Business for WHO in...

We are pleased to  inform you that the first global survey of business is being conducted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) HQ Paris, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) ‒  a major step in the private sector’s global response to COVID-19. This unprecedented survey will help ICC and WHO to (i) gather real-time information in the fight [...]

ADB to fund private sector infrastructur...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), one of the major development partners of Bangladesh, will provide direct loans to the country’s private sector businessmen for implementing projects in mainly infrastructure and financial sectors. In infrastructure sector funding ADB attaches priority to energy (power and hydrocarbons), water supply, waste management and treatment, telecommunication, roads, ports, airports, and light rail system. They will also provide assistance for up-gradation and expansion of the existing infrastructure projects to enhance their operating efficiencies. In the financial sector ADB will provide loan to private financial intermediaries such as banks and non-banking financial institutions so that these institutions can, in turn, finance small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and micro enterprises.

Editorial of ICCB News Bulletin : WTO Tr...

Trade facilitation has emerged as the key issue for the world trading system in recent years. In November 2014, WTO members adopted a Protocol of Amendment which is a necessary step towards making the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) an integral part of the WTO Agreements. TFA was successfully negotiated at the Bali Ministerial Conference in […]

ICC Bangladesh Workshop on International...

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – Bangladesh, The world business organizationorganized jointly with The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce & Industry (VCCI) a 3-day Workshop on “International Trade Finance, ADR, Logistics and Business Development” in Hanoi, Vietnam on 21-23 April 2016.  While inaugurating the workshop ICC Bangladesh President Mahbubur Rahman said that Vietnam export to Bangladesh […]

ICC Bangladesh arranges workshop for Ban...

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – Bangladesh, The world business organization is organizing jointly with The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce & Industry (VCCI) a Workshop on “International Trade Finance, ADR, Logistics and Business Development” in Vietnam on 21-23 April 2016 for Bankers from Bangladeshi banks. Around 88 bankers from 21 Banks including Bangladesh Bank and […]

Political Stability and good governance ...

If there is political stability economic growth will be higher definitely said commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed, M.P. while delivering his speech as the Chief Guest at Dialogue on Sustainable development Goals : Challenges for Bangladesh organized by ICC Bangladesh in Dhaka on Sunday, 20 March. He mentioned that if the 7th five year plan is […]

ICC Bangladesh Team off to Delhi to join...

ICC Bangladesh President Mahbubur Rahman, Vice President Latifur Rahman and Secretary General Ataur Rahman left Dhaka for Delhi (today) to attend 8th ICC Asia Pacific Regional Consultative Group Meeting to be held in New Delhi on 16 September. ICC Bangladesh Vice President Latifur Rahman will also attend ICC Executive Board Meeting as its Member. They […]