Contemporary Situation of FDI and its Determinants: Bangladesh Scenario

Posted: 4 Oct 2015

See all articles by Md. Nazmus Sadekin

Md. Nazmus Sadekin

Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University - Department of Economics

Md. Moniruzzaman Muzib

Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University - Department of Economics

Al Amin Al Abbasi

Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University - Department of Economics

Date Written: October 1, 2015

Abstract

This paper examines the present FDI scenario of Bangladesh since 1971 along with an explanation of its significant trend. The various trend facilities, exemptions provided by the government of Bangladesh are also mentioned in the paper. Moreover, the paper also investigates those factors that are handle and affects current FDI situation using the annual data for 1996-2010. From the analysis, we found that market size, infrastructure facilities, trade openness, export promotion, labor cost and availability of skilled labor are the important factors that contribute most to affect FDI.

Keywords: Foreign Direct Investment, Export Promotion, Economic Development, Employment opportunity, Incentive

Suggested Citation

Sadekin, Md. Nazmus and Muzib, Md. Moniruzzaman and Al Abbasi, Al Amin, Contemporary Situation of FDI and its Determinants: Bangladesh Scenario (October 1, 2015). American Journal of Trade and Policy, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2015 (121-124), 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2668957

Md. Nazmus Sadekin (Contact Author)

Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University - Department of Economics ( email )

Santosh
Tangail, 1902
Bangladesh

Md. Moniruzzaman Muzib

Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University - Department of Economics ( email )

Santosh
Tangail, 1902
Bangladesh

Al Amin Al Abbasi

Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University - Department of Economics ( email )

Santosh
Tangail, 1902
Bangladesh

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