July Star- The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industry
9 Jul 2019





The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FBCCI) was founded in 1973 and has its headquarters based in capital Dacca. As Bengalese representative body of the business community, FBCCI avails itself to act as a pivotal role in providing consultation and safeguarding the interests of the private sectors. FBCCI plays a key advisory role in the development of business, industrial and financial policies at the national level.




  • To coordinate and promote the interests of its member bodies – Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Trade and Industrial Associations
  • To foster trade and investment growth across industry, agriculture, tourism, human resources and communication sectors in Bangladesh
  • To provide support and assistance to the private sectors through effective communication and consultation with the government
  • To assist the Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Trade Associations in organizing Trade and Industrial Fairs at home and abroad


Recent activities


Seminar on Bangladesh- China (Dalian) Trade and Investment Promotion


On July 1-3, 2019, the world-famous meeting- China Summer Davos Annual Meeting was held in Dalian city. Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina attended the meeting, leading a delegation of 53 enterprises from FBCCI.


On July 2, the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FBCCI) and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Dalian Sub-Council jointly organized Seminar on Bangladesh-China (Dalian) Trade and Investment Promotion. FBCCI signed a memorandum of understanding with CCPIT-Dalian. Both sides unanimously promised to strengthen cooperation in promoting exchanges of economic and trade groups, supporting mutual exhibitions, and facilitating trade and investment facilitation, so as to achieve win-win cooperation and to build an efficient and convenient service platform.


MOU signing between CCPIT-Dalian and FBCCI


Afterwards, 53 enterprises from FBCCI and more than 150 enterprises in Dalian city were present at Business to Business Meeting. Nearly one-third of participants found their potential cooperative partners.


FBCCI visits SRCIC Beijing Office


On July 5, a delegation led by Mr. Md. Muntakim Ashraf, the Senior Vice President of FBCCI visited SRCIC Beijing Office. Mr. Wang Yan, the Deputy Secretary General of SRCIC received the delegation. Mr. Md. Muntakim Ashraf hoped that SRCIC would mobilize its abundant member resources and introduce more enterprises to invest in Bangladesh. Mr. Wang Yan expressed that SRCIC would provide its efforts on facilitating the economic growth of Bangladesh.


FBCCI Senior Vice President Mr. Md. Muntakim Ashraf (R7) and SRCIC Deputy Secretary General Mr. Wang Yan (L6)




As a founding member of SRCIC, FBCCI has been making great contribution to the development of SRCIC. As the vice Chairman of SRCIC, Mr. Md. Shafiul Islam, the Immediate Past President of FBCCI attended the 2017 Silk Road Business Summit in Xi’an city and the 2018 Silk Road Business Summit in Zhangjiajie city. As one of the SRCIC Executive Board Members, Mr. Md. Shafiul Islam attended the 6th and 8th SRCIC Executive Board Meetings, sharing his invaluable suggestions for the development of SRCIC.


FBCCI Immediate Past President Mr. Md. Shafiul Islam attending the 8th SRCIC Executive Board Meeting (Back Row, R5)