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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has played a key role in the modernisation of the Bangladesh economy for the last 15 years.

Inflows of Foreign Direct Investment

There was an inflows of $666m foreign direct investment in 2007 which raised significantly in 2008 to $1086m. As of 2011, inflows of foreign direct investment recorded to $1136.38m.

Inflows of foreign direct investment during 2007-2011

fdi yearwise data bd

Source: World Investment Report 2011

 

Private Investment Statistics

Year

Proposed Local Investment

Proposed Foreign Investment

Total Proposed Investment

Growth %

 

Project

BDT

Project

BDT

Project

BDT

2005-2006

1754

18370

135

24986

1889

43356

124.62

2006-2007

1930

19658

191

11925

2121

31583

-27.15

2007-2008

1615

19553

143

5433

1758

24986

-20.89

2008-2009

1336

17117

132

14749

1468

31867

27.54

2009-2010

1470

27414

160

6261

1630

33678

5.67

2010-2011

1298

39976

148

26935

1446

66912

98.71

2011-2012 1604 497078 209 338910 1813 835989 212
* March, 2012
Source:Bangladesh Economic Review-2011 (Bangla version), Ministry of Finance

Foreign and Joint Venture Investment

In the year 2009-10 (February), there were 89 new foreign and joint venture investment projects registered to BOI which amount to $590m. The projects were invested to mainly in the service, engineering, clothing and agricultural sectors.

Sectorwise foreign and joint venture investment during 2010-2011*

 

* As of March, 2011
Source:Bangladesh Economic Review-2011 (Bangla version), Ministry of Finance

Countrywise foreign and joint venture investment during 2009-2010*

Country
No. of Projects
Proposed Investment (US$ m)
Saudi Arabia
3
478.652
Australia
4
2.036
USA
5
2.990
Finland
2
3.023
India
9
8.451
South Korea
12
33.768
Malaysia
3
3.056
Netherlands
5
8.544
China
12
21.000
United Kingdom
5
3.507
Pakistan
2
0.990
Japan
8
2.624
Denmark
1
1.217
Sri Lanka
2
0.646
Canada
2
1.017
Taiwan
1
0.502
Singapore
4
1.929
Turkey
1
0.150
Greece
1
0.156
Italy
2
1.039
Hong Kong
5
14.805
Total
89
590.102
As of February, 2010
Source:Bangladesh Economic Review-2011 (Bangla version), Ministry of Finance