Board of Investment (BOI)

BOI at a Glance

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The Board of Investment (BOI) was established by the Investment Board Act of 1989 to promote and facilitate investment in the private sector both from domestic and overseas sources with a view to contribute to the socio-economic development of Bangladesh. It is headed by the Prime Minister and is a part of the Prime Minister’s Office. Its membership includes representatives (at the highest level) of the relevant ministries – industry, finance, planning, textiles, – as well as others, such as the Governor of Bangladesh Bank, heads of some business associations. The Operation Head and CEO of BOI is the Executive Chairman. Click to open BOI Organogram.

Major Functions of BOI include:

  • Providing necessary facilities and assistance in the establishment of industries.

  • Implementing investment related GOB policies.

  • Preparing investment schedule.

  • Registering private sector industrial projects; and

  • Identifying competitive investment sectors and facilitating investment by providing information and services

The BOI also includes a Utility Service Cell that offers pre-investment counseling, facilitation of utility connections, and assistance with import clearance and warehousing licenses.

BOI offers Welcoming Service to the visiting foreign investors. The service includes reception at airport, hotel booking, transport arrangement and drawing up itinerary in accordance with the need of the foreign investors visiting Bangladesh. Click to contact BOI Welcome Service.

For detail information, you are welcome to contact respective BOI personnel.

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