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Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlight: BANGLADESH

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

October 30, 2012  by Staff

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

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

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