Congress Centre, Conference Hall B1

Russia and Bangladesh are on the verge of concluding an agreement to establish a Joint Intergovernmental Commission to support bilateral trade, investment, and economic cooperation. Bangladesh is a top global investment target, and the government is taking active steps to strengthen economic ties. What measures is the Government of Bangladesh considering, such as establishing a Special Economic Zone for Russia, to attract trade and investment? Can Bangladesh serve as an economic hub for Russia in South Asia? Which projects could act as a catalyst to build momentum and confidence in creating a thriving economic relationship?

Abdul Matlub Ahmed , President of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI)

Abul Maal Abdul Muhith , The Honourable Minister of Finance of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
H. K. Kabir , President, CIS-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Ekaterina Lebedeva , Vice President, Saint-Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Hafizur Rahman Khan , President, International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB)

Dilip Kumar Agarwala , Chairman of the Board of Directors, Diamond World Ltd
Mohammad Shafiqur Rahman , Chairman, Textile Engineering Division, The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh


Key moments

At the moment we in Bangladesh have what is called “demographic dividend” – a large young talented population who are interested and whose interest can be used.
Abul Maal Abdul Muhith
Increasing bilateral import can be a great way of developing the economic relationship between the Russian and Bangladeshi nations, especially when Bangladesh is the second largest garment manufacturer in the world, while another huge opportunity is infrastructure investments.
Hafizur Rahman Khan