Chinese companies keen to invest in Bangladesh

Planning Minister MA Mannanspeaking at the seminar.

Dhaka, UNB – A group of Chinese companies on Tuesday showed interest in investing in different sectors in Bangladesh.
They expressed the interest at a seminar on China-Bangladesh Investment Facilities organised by multinational professional services network, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) at a hotel in the capital on August 17.
William Yuan, Partner of Global China Business Network, said they are looking for investment opportunities in Bangladesh.
“There’re a lot of investment opportunities in the infrastructure, energy and power sectors and in the economic zones of Bangladesh,” he said.
Planning Minister MA Mannansaid the government is ensuring congenial atmosphere for investment. “We want better investment in the country,” he said.
State Minister for Power Nasrul Hamid said Bangladesh is expecting more from China, noting that there are big investment opportunities in power and energy sectors.
“Many Chinese companies have already invested here,” he added. Mamun Rashid, Managing Director of PwC Bangladesh, said his organisation is delighted to host so many prominent leaders from both Chinese and Bangladeshi companies at the seminar.
“Bangladesh has emerged as a significant investment destination in South-East Asia over the last few years,” he said.

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