| The People’s Republic of Bangladesh
| Parliamentary form of government, headed by Prime Minister
| Location & Borders
| South Asia bordered by India on the east, west & north and by Bay of Bengal on the south and small border strip with Myanmar on the south-east.
| 147,570 square km-mostly alluvial fertile plain. Territorial Waters 22.22 km. Economic Zone up to 370.40 km. in the high seas, measured from the base line.
| Average winter temp
(Max 29 deg. C and Min 11 deg. C) .
Average Summer temp
( Max 40 deg. C and Min 21 deg C)
Seasons: Summer, Monsoon, Autumn, Late Autumn, Winter & Spring.
| Annual Rainfall
| Varies from 160 cm to 400 cm at different areas.
| Highest 99 % during peak summer in July, Lowest 36% during winter in Dec-Jan
| Standard Time
| GMT+6 hours
| 159.00 million (In 2007)/62.66% (In 2002)
| Official Language
| Bangla, English is generally understood and widely spoken.
| Dhaka, Area 1416 sq. km.
| Division:6; Zila:64; Thana:507; Union:4484; Village:87319
| Major Cities
| Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, Khulna, Rajshahi, Barisal, Mymensing & Comilla
| Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, Jessore, Rajshahi, Iswardi, Cox's Bazar, Syedpur and Barisal.
| Intl Airports
| Dhaka, Sylhet and Chittagong
| Chittagong and Mongla
Places of Tourist Interest
| Colorful tribal life of Hill Tracts, World's largest and longest sea beach at Cox's Bazar, Kuakata and Parky sea beach, Foy's Lake , Dulahajra safari park, Sitakund echo park at Chittagong, century old historical sites at Dhaka, Pharpur, Moinamati, Mohastangar, Sundarban the home of Royal Bengal Tiger and world's largest mangrove forest, lash green tea gardens of Sylhet, reverie life etc.
| Tourist Season
| October to March
| Sunday- Thursday (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)
| Exchange Rate
| Taka (T.) / Floating exchange rate hovers round US$ 1.00= Tk. 69.61, Euro 1.00=Tk 93.00
| 4 Major religions: Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Christianity
| Sectoral share of GDP
| 21.91% agriculture, 28.44% industry, 49.65% service.
| GDP/rate of growth
| US$ 100.00 billion /6.2% (2009-10)
| Per Capita GDP/GNI
| US$684 (2009-10)
| US$ 16.2 billion / US$ 22.97 billion (2009-10)
| Major Exports
| Readymade garments, frozen foods (shrimps), leather, leather products, jute, jute products, tea, ceramic, textile fabrics, home textile, chemical product, light engineering products including bi-cycle.
| Major Imports
| Oil, edible oil, petroleum product, wheat, seeds, fertilizer, yarn, capital goods, machinery, power generating machinery, scientific & medical equipment, iron & steel, motor vehicles, raw cotton, chemicals.
| Major Trading Partners
| USA, EU countries, China, India, Pakistan, Japan, South Korea, Canada, Australia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and UAE
| * Home
* Structure & Function
* Trade Policy Division
* Trade Remedies Division
* International Cooperation Division
* Price Monitoring Cell
* Trade Remedies
* Trade Policy
* International Cooperation
* Bilateral Trade Agreement
* Regional Trade Agreement
* Multilateral Trade Agreement
* World Trade Directory
Bangladesh Tariff Commission
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* About Bangladesh
* Minister's Profile
* Chairman's Profile
* Citizen Charter
* BTC Act
* Direct Sales Act-2011
* Commodities Acts
* Acts,Rules & Policies
* Safeguard Rules-2010
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