Business Research

Research is one of the top most priority areas of works for IBFB as it strives for identifying common business and economic challenges of the country. IBFB regularly carries out both qualitative and quantitative research, followed by advocacy within the policy making circles, on different crosscutting issues of market, trade, business and economy of Bangladesh.

Guided by the strategic plan, the research areas and topics of IBFB are selected as per needs of IBFB Members practically engaged in different sectors of trades, businesses and economy as a whole. In addition, concurrent crosscutting business and economic issues as well as other important affairs such as transparency, good governance, local governance, democratic reforms etc. having strong impacts on overall business and economic development are also given priorities for IBFB’s research works.

A few research works conducted by IBFB are depicted below:

  1. Public Service Delivery and Business Environment
  2. Good Governance for Economic Growth
  3. Complexities in the Income Tax Laws: A Quest for a Simpler Taxation System
  4. Improving Property Registration Process and IFC Ranking of Bangladesh
  5. City Governance & Private Sector Development
  6. Reducing Corruption in Accessing Industrial Credit and Improving Transparency of State-owned Commercial Banks (SCBs)
  7. Identifying Regulatory Barriers and Improving Transparency in Shipbuilding Industry
  8. Complexities in Environment Clearance Certificate for Industrial Ventures and Reducing Corruption
  9. Identifying Regulatory Impediments of the Light Engineering Sector and Improving Transparency
  10. Formulation of Policy Guidelines for Development of Motorcycle Industrial Sector in Bangladesh
  11. Upcoming National Election: Business Friendly Economic Manifestos of the Political Parties
  12. Well-Planned Urbanization and Development: Involving Private Sector under Public Private Partnership (PPP)
  13. Overseas Investment by Bangladeshi Entrepreneurs

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