|Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS)||2015|
In Bangladesh, EIF is familiarizing government officials and the public on the importance of trade for sustainable growth and poverty reduction.
The programme offers a platform for local officials and development partners to discuss trade, as well as providing a coordination forum to prioritize trade in policy and practice.
EIF is working to strengthen national institutional capacity and develop human resources to prioiritize trade in Bangladesh's development planning.
- Providing analytical work that offers inputs for trade policy as well as for Bangladesh's five‑year plan.
- Linking trade analytics to Bangladesh's Comprehensive Trade Policy, developed with the support of the European Union and used to guide the Government and donors on trade policy implementation.
- Diagnostic Trade Integration Study serving as basis in prioritizing trade in overall development strategy and at relevant ministries.
Enhancing trade – Export competitiveness
EIF is supporting Bangladesh's export diversification and the creation of skilled jobs, including in the sectors of ready-made garments and jute, the pharmaceutical industry and high quality agro-processed food.
Bangladesh Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (2005)English
Bangladesh Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (2011-2015)English
Diagnostic Trade Integration Study: Toward New Sources of Competitiveness in Bangladesh (2016)English
Bangladesh DTIS Action Matrix (2016)English
Bangladesh DTIS Volume II 2016: Strengthening Competitiveness in Bangladesh — Thematic AssessmentEnglish