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Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlight: BANGLADESH

Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlights from CanadianManufacturing.com outline key data on the top 21 global export markets.


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The biggest opportunities for Canadian companies include key growth sectors, such as: machinery and equipment, base metals, petroleum products and chemical products

GDP: $258.6 billion (2010 est.)

GDP growth: 6% (2010 est.)

GDP per capita: $1,700 (2010 est.)

Population: 158,570,535 (July 2011 est.)

Labour force: 73.86 million (2008)

Products: cotton textiles, jute, garments, tea , paper newsprint, cement, chemical fertilizer, sugar

Industry: cotton textiles, jute, tea processing, cement, chemical fertilizers, light engineering

Exports: $19.24 billion (2010 est.)

Export Markets : garments, frozen fish and seafood, jute, leather

Export partners: U.S. (22.1%), Germany (14.1%), U.K. (8.5%), France (6.8%), Netherlands (6.1%)

Trade activity with Canada:

Exports to Mongolia: $523.8M

Major exports to Mongolia: base metals ($46.1M), vegetable products

Imports from Mongolia: $837.3M

Major imports: textiles ($805.7M), live animals (fish)($7.6M)

Trade Commissioner
Mr. Mortoza Tarafder
The High Commission of Canada to Bangladesh / Haut-commissariat du Canada au Bangladesh
The Canadian High Commission in Bangladesh United Nations Road Baridhara, Dhaka, 1212, Bangladesh
(011-88-02) 988 7091 / 97 Fax: (011-88-02) 882 3043
mortoza.tarafder@international.gc.ca

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Sources: Export Development Canada , Statistics Canada and The CIA World Factbook


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