Center for Post Graduate Studies (CPGS)
Bangladesh Institution of Bank Management,
Subject: Submission of the dissertation paper on “Growth of International Trade & its financing in Bangladesh”.
With due respect I would like to draw your kind attention to the fact that preparing a dissertation paper & submitting it to the MBM office is an academic requirement for the partial fulfillment of the 6th Term MBM Program.
I have tried hard in preparing this dissertation and tried to make the report vivid and comprehensive within the constraints. I sincerely believe that it will serve the required purposes. I shall always be obliged to furnish any clarification regarding this dissertation, if required.
MBM 10th Batch
Roll No.: 100616
At the beginning, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the God most merciful and beneficiary for empowering me conduct the report within scheduled time.
I would like to express my profound gratitude and wholehearted respect to my research Guide Dr. Toufic Ahmad Choudhury, Professor and Director, Center for Post Graduate Studies (CPGS), BIBM, Dhaka for his inspiring guidelines, valuable suggestions, constructive criticism and constant help throughout the research work and in preparation this report.
I am deeply indebted to Dr. Bandana Saha, Professor and Director (Research, Development and Consultancy) and Dr. A.S.M. Ahsan Habib, Associate Professor of BIBM, Dhaka to allow me to work on my desired dissertation topic and their consistent valuable suggestion, active inspiration and constant help to construct and illustrate this work.
Indeed I am grateful to all faculty members of BIBM from whom I was inspired and supported in various ways during the research and at the time of study.
I am also indebted to the entire library officers and staffs of BIBM and EPB who helped me to search information and assist me when I call for.
I would like to take this opportunity to express my wholehearted gratitude to my fellow friends, near and dear ones who offered encouragement, information, inspiration and assistance during the course of constructing this dissertation paper.
Finally I would like to express my profound gratitude and wholehearted respect to Mr. Atiar Rahman Mollah, Faculty Member, BIBM, for his continuous encouragement, scholarly guidance and constructive criticism throughout my research work.
MBM 10th Batch,
Roll No.: 100616
Chapter no:TitlePage No.
Letter of TransmittalI
Table of ContentsIII-IV
Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION 1-8
1.1Background of the Study 1
1.2Research Objectives 5
1.3Scope of the Study5
1.5Limitations of the Study8
1.6Organization of the Study8
Chapter-2: THEORETICAL REVIEW OF TRADE FINANCE9-21
2.2Export Credit Guarantee scheme15
2.3Export Development Fund 16
2.5Problems in Trade Finance19
Chapter-3: TRADE POLICY OF BANGLADESH22-42
3.3Review of Exchange rate Policy41
Chapter-4: THEORETICAL REVIEW OF IMPORT AND EXPORT PROCEDURE43-60
Chapter-5: FINANCING STRUCTURE OF BANGLADESH61-69
5.1Export-Import Trend and it’s Contribution to GDP61
5.2Structure of Export-Import Finance of Bangladesh65
5.3Export Financing and Export Performance67
5.4Import Financing and Import Expenditure68
5.5The Changing Degree of International Openness 68
Chapter-6: CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTIONS