International Treaties

International Treaties Adherence

Bangladesh is a member of various international trade and business agreements.

Member of Commonwealth of Nations.

Founding member of the World Trade Organization.

Member of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), an arm of the World Bank that insures foreign investors against political risks such as expropriation, inconvertibility and war damage.

Party to the World Bank Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between states and nationals of other states which enables international arbitration of disputes with foreign investors.

Member of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s permanent committee on development co-operation related to industrial property.

Bangladesh is a member of several South Asian organizations, one of which, SAARC and its off shoot SAPTA

Bangladesh has joined BIMSTEC (Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand Economic Cooperation) and D-8 (involving Bangladesh, Pakistan, Egypt, Malaysia, Indonesia, Turkey, Nigeria, and Iran).

Bangladesh has also entered into a number of investment and taxation agreements.

Status of International Treaties Adherence deposited with the UN Secretary General

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