Import Procedure:
Import of goods from outside Bangladesh is regulated by the Ministry of Commerce in accordance with Import & Export (Control) Act, 1950 and the notification issued thereunder. In terms of the importers, Exporters & indentors (Registration) order, 1981 no person can import goods into Bangladesh unless he is registered with the chief controller of Import & Export (CCI&E) or exempted from the provision of the said order. Before any Letter of Credit is opened or remittance made on behalf of any importer for import into Bangladesh, Authorized Dealers must verify that the importer is registered with the CCI&E or otherwise exempted from such registration. Import shall be allowed only against opening of irrevocable Letters of Credit unless otherwise authorised by CCI&E in certain exceptional cases as mentioned/ in the Import Policy order in force.