The Bangladesh Trade Portal (BTP) is an official source of all regulatory information relevant to traders who wish to import goods into Bangladesh or export to other countries. The Ministry of Commerce of the Bangladesh Government has established the Portal in order to improve the predictability and transparency of the country’s trading laws and processes.

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Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Prime Minister of Bangladesh - BTP

Honorable Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina

 

 Ahsanul Islam(Titu), Hon'ble State Minister, Ministry of Commerce

 

 Tapan Kanti Ghosh , Senior Secretary, Ministry of Commerce  

 

 

Welcome to the Bangladesh Trade Portal

Bangladesh - one of the fastest-growing economies of South Asia got her independence in 1971 after the 9-month long Liberation war under the undisputed and unrivaled leadership of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Under the dynamic leadership of his able daughter, the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in raising incomes, reducing poverty, and improving social indicators and has been classified as a middle-income country by World Bank.
 
The Bangladesh Trade Portal (BTP) is an official source of all regulatory information relevant to traders who wish to import goods into Bangladesh or export to other countries. The Ministry of Commerce of the Bangladesh Government has established the Portal in order to improve the predictability and transparency of the country’s trading laws and processes.
 
The Portal is also a one-stop point for information relating to export from and import into Bangladesh. Click on the relevant links on this page to look for the Tariffs relating to each commodity, any special measures, the procedures for applying for permits, licenses and Customs clearance, and much more. The Guide to Trade, on the top menu of this page, provides a comprehensive set of instructions and guidelines in plain language and conveniently organized by topic. The Trade Portal is in line with the government’s commitment to facilitating information sharing, the 8th Five Year Plan which focuses on accelerating economic growth, as well as compliance with Article 1 of the Trade Facilitation Agreement with the World Trade Organization.
 
Use the links below for information about the import-export transit process, the regulatory requirements the relevant laws, regulations, compliance procedures as well as other useful trade-related information. 

 

   

 

     

 

With thousands of links between its content elements, as well as external links to relevant ministries and online services, BTP is not only presented traders with comprehensive trade-related information, but It also acts as a tool for the Government and other stakeholders to help reduce, modernize and simplify regulations in accordance with international best practice. The portal provides an accessible, logical, helpful window for traders to access important regulatory and procedural information needed to export and import. This is in line with the government’s commitment to facilitating information sharing, the 7th Five Year Plan which focuses on accelerating economic growth, as well as compliance with Article 1 of the Trade Facilitation Agreement with the World Trade Organization.


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By registering as a Member you will be able to take advantage of additional services such as subscribing to news and announcements or receiving alerts every time something that interests you in relation to your business is published. Click here to find out more about our Member Services. Please note that the purpose of this website is to provide information to the public about the laws and other topics of interest relating to importing goods into Bangladesh and exporting goods from Bangladesh.

Get in touch

If you cannot find what you require on this website, please feel free to contact us and we will try to answer your inquiry as speedily as possible or route it to the competent authority. Please note that the website is managed by the Ministry of Commerce on behalf of the Government of Bangladesh. BTP provides information regarding the laws, regulations, tariff information, and procedures for importing and exporting in Bangladesh. 

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