Facilities for Non-resident Bangladesh investors by dse

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  • Non-resident Bangladesh investors enjoy facilities similar to foreign investors
  • Allowed to buy newly issued shares/debentures of Bangladeshi companies
  • 10 percent reserved quota for non-resident Bangladeshis in primary shares (IPO)
  • Foreign currency deposits in the Non-resident Foreign Currency (NFCD) account.

Investment Guarantee:

  • Foreign Private Investment (Promotion & Protection) Act1980 ensures legal protection to foreign investment in Bangladesh against nationalization and expropriation.
  • It also guarantees repatriation of capital and dividend and equitable treatment with local investors.
  • Adequate protection is available for intellectual property rights, such as patents, designs & trademarks and copyrights.

Facilities and Incentives:

  • Tax holiday 5-10 years depending on location of Industries.
  • 15 years tax holiday for private power generation companies.
  • Facilities for repatriation of invested capital, profit & dividend.
  • Exemption of tax on interest on foreign loan.
  • Tax exemption on royalties, technical know- how & technical assistance fees.
  • Avoidance of double taxation on the basis of bilateral agreements.
    Six month multiple