Bangladesh-Singapore Business Forum 2018

“Towards a New Era of Bangladesh-Singapore Economic Partnership”

13 March 2018, Tuesday

Time                      : 9.30am – 5pm (registration commences at 9.00am)

Venue                  : Shangri-La Hotel, Tower Ballroom, Level 1 (22 Orange Grove Rd, Singapore 258350)

Dress Code         : Business Attire

Complimentary for
SBF /  IE Singapore / Bangladesh High Commission / Bangladesh Business  Chamber of Singapore (BDCham) 
Supporting Organisation members -
Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) / Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) /  Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCCI) / Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI) / SG Tech

S$100 (inclusive of GST) for non-members

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Registration closes on 9 March 2018, Friday and seats are on a first-come-first-served basis

For any further enquiry, please contact

Mark Yeo (Tel: 6827 6891) 
 Claire Lim (Tel: 6827 6898)

Singapore Business Federation (SBF), in collaboration with IE Singapore, Bangladesh High Commission in Singapore and Bangladesh Business Chamber of Singapore (BDCham), are pleased to present the Bangladesh-Singapore Business Forum 2018. This is organised in-conjunction with the visit of the H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Honorable Prime Ministerof the People's Republic of Bangladesh and the accompanying high level government and business delegation.

They will be joined by representatives from Singapore leading companies, and will discuss on developments and opportunities in Bangladesh, Doing Business in Bangladesh, followed by a business networking session with the Leading Bangladeshi Businessmen.

Bangladesh in recent years have experience strong GDP growth of 6-7%. The Bangladesh government has stepped up their efforts in attracting foreign businesses and investments by establishing the 100 Special Economic Zones(SEZs) in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) was also recently established in 2016 as the one-stop shop for foreign businesses and investors to approach when venturing into Bangladesh. With the recent developments, there are emerging sectors of opportunities in Bangladesh such as Infrastructure, Urban Solutions, Building and Construction, Infocomm and Communication Technology (ICT), Transport and Logistics, Education, Hospitality and Tourism, Professional and Outsourcing services.






Opening Remarks by Singapore Business Federation


Remarks by IE Singapore


Address by Singapore Guest-of-Honour


Address by Guest-of-Honour,

H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Honorable Prime Ministerof the People's Republic ofBangladesh


Signing of Memorandum of Understanding(MoU)


Presentation on “Priority Investment Opportunities in Bangladesh”

by Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA)



Panel Discussion on Opportunities in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Business Outsourcing Services in Bangladesh


Proposed Topics

  • Latest development in the ICT and business outsourcing industries in Bangladesh


  • Digital Bangladesh and how could Singapore companies participate in its growth in ICT


  • Bangladesh as a development hub for Singapore’s technology industries


Panel Discussion on “Business Opportunities in Infrastructure and Related Sectors in Bangladesh”


Proposed Topics

  • Latest government policies & infrastructure development plans


  • Existing and upcoming opportunities for infrastructure development and services for Bangladesh


  • Partnering with the Bangladesh government on infrastructure development



Networking Lunch


“Learning from the Veterans: Doing Business in Bangladesh”

by Singapore Companies in Bangladesh



Panel Discussion on Opportunities in Manufacturing and Relevant services in Bangladesh


Proposed Topics

  • Current manufacturing environment and key manufacturing sectors in Bangladesh


  • Latest government policies and development strategy for manufacturing and related services


  • New opportunities for manufacturing and related industries for export and domestic market



Networking Session with Leading Bangladeshi Businessmen


End of Business Forum

Programme is correct at point of print and may be subject to changes.








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