Updated on : 01-08-2017
Bangladesh Bank (BB) has relaxed foreign exchange regulations for the companies in Export Processing Zones (EPZs) to bring uniformity in regulations between enterprises of EPZs and Economic Zones (EZsSimilarly, 'Type B' enterprises may convert their local equity or authorized loan received in local currency
'Type C' enterprises of EPZs may obtain foreign exchange from Authorised Dealers (ADs) to settle obligations for importing capital machinery by the conversion of equivalent equity and authorized loan received in local currency, the circular added.
"Equity from foreign shareholders and authorized loan received in foreign currency from external sources may be credited in Foreign Currency (FC) accounts of 'Type A' and 'Type B' enterprises of EPZs," said a BB circular here today.
foreign exchange to settle obligations for importing capital machinery if equity or authorized foreign loan received from abroad falls short to meet such obligations.
Instructions regarding repayment of Taka loans along with interest shall remain unchanged.
According to the Bangladesh Export Processing Zone Authority (BEPZA), 100 percent foreign owned including Bangladesh nationals ordinarily resident abroad are Type-A company.
Joint venture between foreign and Bangladesh entrepreneur’s resident in Bangladesh are Type-B company and 100 percent Bangladesh entrepreneur’s resident in Bangladesh are Type-C company.
(Courtesy: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha )
|Registration of companies to be done fully thru online from Dec: Senior Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce Tapan Kanti Ghosh||General||2023-11-22 12:26:13|
|20 to get 'President's Award for Industrial Development'||General||2023-11-22 11:59:34|
|List and destination of 10 major exportable products from Bangladesh in FY 2023-24.||Import/Export||2023-10-29 14:20:52|
|Commerce Minister has invited foreign businessmen including the European Union to invest in Bangladesh||General||2023-10-24 15:09:00|
|Bangladesh wants to achieve the export target of three hundred billion dollars-Commerce Minister||General||2023-10-24 14:59:09|