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Facilitating Trade through Simplification of Trade Processes and Procedures in Bangladesh


  • Syed Saifuddin Hossain


  • Md. Tariqur Rahman

    (Centre for Policy Dialogue)


This study analyses the business procedures involved in a typical trade transaction for selected products namely export of ready made garments (RMG) and shrimp and import of cotton fabrics and sugar. The broad objective has been to capture the cost, documentation and time component of such trade transactions with a view to identify areas for further improvement.

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  • Syed Saifuddin Hossain & Md. Tariqur Rahman, 2011. "Facilitating Trade through Simplification of Trade Processes and Procedures in Bangladesh," Working Papers 9311, Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT), an initiative of UNESCAP and IDRC, Canada..
  • Handle: RePEc:esc:wpaper:9311

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    1. Yann Duval & Chorthip Utoktham &, 2010. "Beyond trade facilitation: impact of the domestic business environment on export competitiveness in Asia and the Pacific," STUDIES IN TRADE AND INVESTMENT,in: Rising Non-Tariff Protectionism and Crisis Recovery, chapter 6, pages 111-136 United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
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    1. United Nations ESCAP, 2011. "Trade Facilitation in Asia and the Pacific: An Analysis of Import and Export Processes, Studies in Trade and Investment 71," STUDIES IN TRADE AND INVESTMENT, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), number tipub2615, january-d.

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    Trade Facilication; Business Process Analysis; import-export procedures and processes;

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    • F1 - International Economics - - Trade

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