Vision

To be a truly representative business forum and supporter of the private sector for creating a climate where decisions at all levels are more transparent for a prosperous economy.

Mission

To be a truly representative business forum and supporter of the private sector for creating a climate where decisions at all levels are more transparent for a prosperous economy.

Objectives

  1. Improving the overall business climate of the country by addressing pressing issues.
  2. Promoting and safeguarding the economic and trade interests of the business community.
  3. To act as a central clearinghouse for collecting information relating to current or proposed business policies.
  4. Articulating matters relating to better business policies and practices to the general public and government agencies.
  5. To assist in and support voluntary or self-help initiatives or endeavors to improve the business climate and social impact.
  6. To carry out any other activity that will help improving good governance, reducing corruption and strengthening democratic institutions.

Goals

  1. To represent the interests of the majority of the business community in Bangladesh.
  2. Forge strong alliances with like organizations to engage the central and local government on strategic business issues including the reduction of corruption and bureaucracy.
  3. Lobby for a more effective, equitable and fair taxation system that improves government revenues and allows for tax reduction.
  4. Promotion of exporting more manpower & attracting FDI.
  5. Work to reduce cost of capital and strengthen economic governance.
  6. Promote local and foreign investments in Bangladesh through government issued incentives.

Why to join IBFB?

  1. You will be benefitted from more transparent business practices.
  2. Your business will thrive in a fair and improved business environment.
  3. You are committed to improving Bangladesh’s economy and will do your part to level the playing field.
  4. You will do your part to harness ‘power’ of the business groups and make contributions to reform policies.
  5. You are interested in being a member of a democratic organization in which elections take place every three years by secret ballot, and transparent procedures are in place.
  6. You are interested in networking with other foreign businesses in Bangladesh who are also eager to see sound economic policies
  7. You will receive training from international business association experts who have been successful in impacting policies in their own countries.
  8. You will help to formulate a business agenda, lobby the government for changes and devise solid policies at IBFB meetings and seminars.
  9. You are interested in committee works where team members will be working together at identifying problems, opportunities and proposing solutions.

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