Bangladesh top among South Asia’s favoured investment destination: UNCTAD

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Prothom Alo IllustrationForeign Direct Investment (FDI) in Bangladesh rose by 68 per cent to $3,613.3 million in 2018 from $2151.6 million in the previous year, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) world investment Report 2019.

Bangladesh was on the top position in FDI inflow among South Asian countries while Nepal remained in the second position in 2018, the report said.

The information was disclosed at a media briefing organised by Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) on Monday at a hotel in the city, reports UNB.

Prime minister's adviser on private industries and investment Salman F Rahman, BIDA chairman Aminul Islam and Abul Kalam Azad, principal coordinator (SDG Affairs) at the prime minister's office were present at the programme.

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