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Investors' Meet for Cold Chain Development in Bangladesh

Dear Investors,

Greetings from Board of Investment (BOI), Bangladesh.

Please accept our gratitude for your enthusiastic response and interest to participate in the upcoming investor’s event on Cold Chain Development in Bangladesh.

However, owing to some unavoidable circumstance, we had to postpone the event initially scheduled on January 28, 2015. We will communicate the rescheduled date shortly.

We humbly apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Please note that if you are yet to confirm your participation or have any further queries, please e-mail us (tauhidur@boi.gov.bd) at your convenience. 

Thanks and Regards,
Board of Investment


Investors' Meet for Cold Chain Development in Bangladesh

BOI, being the apex investment promotion and facilitation agency of Bangladesh, has been endeavoring to facilitate investors to the best of its ability through promoting investment opportunities and improving investment climate in the country. One of the key approaches is to organize targeted investment seminar and forum to showcase opportunities and share the latest reform initiatives undertaken by the Government to attract more investment in the country.

As a part of this initiative, BOI is organizing a day-long investors’ networking event on the ‘Investment Opportunities in the Cold Chain Sector in Bangladesh’ on January 28, 2015, at Dhaka, Bangladesh. International Finance Corporation (IFC), with assistance from Ernst & Young (EY) LLP, is supporting BOI in the initiative of agribusiness investment facilitation in Bangladesh.

The event will provide an effective platform for national and international investors for networking and strengthening investment interests.

The growth rate for the next five years of cold chain sector of Bangladesh is 6% and the current capacity of the existing 406 cold storages is 4.6 million tones. Also, 90% of these capacities is used for Potato and Potato Seeds storage. Specific investment opportunities exist in the following:

-          Multi – Commodity Cold Storages

-          Flex Cold Storages

-          Reefer Trucks

If you are interested to attend the event, please let us know via email at tauhidur@boi.gov.bd by January 12, 2015. Kindly include the following points, along with details of your organization, in your email for us to better understand your interest:

·         Any product(s) / sub-sector(s) of the cold chain sector you are interested about

·         Any specific organization(s) in Bangladesh that you like to meet for joint venture / other purpose

·         Estimated value of your intended project

·         Any other queries you might have e.g. regarding tariff, incentives etc.


Further details will be shared upon confirmation of participation.