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Parcel to Bangladesh

Parcel to Bangladesh

Parcel to Bangladesh

At Postage Planet we deliver parcels around the world and we understand how important it is to provide a fast and affordable international courier service.

Sending a parcel from the UK to Bangladesh has never been easier with our simple online booking system. Enter your parcel dimensions and weight and then choose from a wide range of couriers including Parcelforce, DHL and FedEx to name a few which can all be booked online 24 hours a day using payPal or credit card payment you can then print your label and take your parcel to your nearest post office or a courier will collect your parcel from your door.

If you need to book an International courier to Bangladesh whether you are sending a parcel to Dhaka for business or sending a gift to family in Puthia book with Postage Planet .

Thinking of travelling to Bangladesh please take a look at our Travel advisory guide;

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/bangladesh

Prohibitions and restrictions vary from country to country, and can sometimes apply to items which you may think are ordinary. The information below is provided in good faith, but Postage Planet is not responsible for it, and it should be viewed as a guide only. Specific restrictions and changes may be enforced at short notice, so for clarification please contact the destination country's trade, postal, and customs authorities as appropriate. Business customers are strongly recommended to do this.

Prohibited items include

  • Illegal drugs
  • Weaponry and explosives
  • Feature films not certified by the Bangladesh Film Censorship Board
  • Guide and relief maps, and educational charts
  • Onions
  • Bamboo and cane
  • Milk and milk products
  • Beef, mutton and animal fats
  • Green coconuts, coconuts and copra
  • Rare items of archaeological interest
  • Human skeletons
  • Pulses
  • Eggs and poultry
  • Prawns and shrimps except frozen and processed;
  • Gur and Khandesi sugar
  • Live animals all sorts, skins of animals and wildlife covered by the Bangladesh Wildlife except the species detailed in the first schedule of the said order
  • Maps and charts including the following:
  • Education and scientific charts;
     

Please click on the link for more detailed information;

https://bangladesh.visahq.com/customs/#!import-regulations

Almost 100 UK businesses operate in Bangladesh, including well-known companies like HSBC, Unilever and GSK.

Benefits for UK businesses exporting to Bangladesh include:

·         English widely spoken in business

·         British made goods regarded as reliable among end users

·         strong consumer demand for products, equipment and services

·         concessionary duty on imported capital machinery

Strengths of the Bangladesh market include:

·         annual growth rate of at least 5.3% over the last 16 years

·         stable credit rating

·         close to issuing first Sovereign Bond

·         poverty levels cut by half in the last decade

·         competitive labour force

·         Ready Made Garment (RMG) export levels quadrupled in 5 years

UK and Bangladesh trade

There has been over 119% growth in bilateral trade in goods and services between 2007 and 2012.

The UK exported £450 million of goods and services to Bangladesh in 2013. 71% of this was services.

Exports of goods were £131 million in 2014.

The UK’s main exports to Bangladesh in 2013 were:

·         nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances / parts

·         electrical machinery and equipment / parts; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts / accessories

·         iron and steel

  • residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder

Business behaviour

·         Bangla is the main language. Written business correspondence and trade literature should be in English.

·         Women visitors should cover their arms and legs including ankles to avoid giving offence. Women should not wear tight clothing.

·         Meetings can be subject to interruptions, such as phone calls or staff members walking in to have documents signed. This is an accepted practice as it’s considered rude not to immediately respond to phone calls.

·         Bangladeshi businesses are generally hierarchically structured. Decisions will not be made unless the owner, company director or senior manager are present at a meeting