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Restriction on opening of LCs without obtaining the Import Permit (IP) from DAE (September 7, 2015)

Type: Circular
Issuing Agency: Bangladesh Bank
Responsible Agency: Bangladesh Bank
Issuing Date: 16-08-2015


Foreign Exchange Policy Department

Bangladesh Bank


Sept 7, 2015


Import permit (IP) require opening LC to import plants and plant related products


Import permit (IP) is mandatory to import plants and plant related products under Destructive Insects and Pests Controls Rules 1966. The Dept of Agricultural Extension has been order to the commercial bank not to open LC without Import Permit importing plants and plant related products.


Note: Please find attached  original circular  in Bengali


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