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1 Trade and Investment Opportunities Abrar A. Anwar Managing Director & Head of Wholesale Banking 29-March-2014

2 2 Standard Chartered: Bangladesh Universal Banking in Bangladesh  Awarded “The Best Foreign Commercial Bank in Bangladesh” by FinanceAsia in ; “Bank of the Year” at the Bankers Awards  Over 108 years of presence  Largest product suite  Highly experienced team  Numerous industry first deals  Pioneered several products in the market  Rated AAA by rating agencies  Largest Foreign Bank in Bangladesh  Capital base of USD340m (Dec 31, 2013)  Asset base of USD3.4bn (Dec 31, 2013) Capital Markets Corporate Finance Islamic Banking Consumer Banking SME Banking Transaction Banking Financial Markets Standard Chartered Bank and or its affiliates ("SCB”) makes no representation or warranty of any kind, express, implied or statutory regarding this document or any information contained or referred to on the document. The information in this document is provided for information purposes only.

3 3 Standard Chartered: Bangladesh Here for Clients Syndicated Loan Facility Lead Arranger USD74m Orascom Syndicated Term Loan for telecom operator Co-Arranger USD355m Grameenphone Syndicated Loan Facility with USD145m Backstop for telecom operator Lead Arranger USD115 m Axiata ECA backed Term Loan for second largest power producer USD193m Ashuganj Power Station Financial Advisor for 700MW Power Plants. USD400m Summit Bibiyana Syndicated Term Financing for procurement of aircrafts for the national carrier Lead Arranger USD356m Biman Bangladesh Syndicated Term Loan for expansion project for international poultry player USD47m CP Bangladesh Largest multi-currency Syndicated term financing for a local corporate Co-Arranger USD 115m Structured short term FCY financing against G’-Sec for commercial banks USD120m Janata/Agrani Bank Short Term Loan Syndication for State- owned petroleum importer/distributor Co-Arranger USD400m BPC Standard Chartered Bank and or its affiliates ("SCB”) makes no representation or warranty of any kind, express, implied or statutory regarding this document or any information contained or referred to on the document. The information in this document is provided for information purposes only. BSRM

4 4 Bangladesh: At a Glance Sovereign Rating: LT BB- and ST B (S&P) & Ba3 (Moody’s). Stable Outlook” in the past 4 years External Debt: : USD 26.1 Bn (89% Long Term & Concessional). Strong debt service capability. Floating Currency Exchange Rate; Limited Capital Account Convertibility Financial Intermediaries: 56 Banks, 31 NBFI, 62 Insurance Companies GDP steadily and consistently growing during the last 30+ years Population of M of which 54.52% is of working age Strategically located between India & China, with access to Indian Ocean through Bay of Bengal 37th Fastest GDP Growth Country in th Largest Remittance Recipient 65 th Largest Goods Exporter 57 th Largest Goods Importer Source: World Bank and WTO

5 5 Debt Capital Market Opportunities Short Term Short Term Loan Syndication for Corporate Funded Risk Participation for Trade Finance Short Term Finance for Oil Import of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation Medium Term Medium Term Loan Syndication for Corporate Structured Export Finance - ECA Backed Financing Islamic Finance for Corporate Energy & Power Sector Projects Long Term Infrastructure Finance Sovereign Bonds & Government Treasury Bonds

6 6 Equity Investment Routes Foreign Institutional Investors (Portfolio Investment Scheme) FIIs can directly invest in listed securities & pre- IPOs Institutional Investors can invest simply by opening NITA (Non-Resident Investor’s Taka Account) with a bank No other regulatory registration required No prior approval required from SEC or central bank Sale processed are freely remittable without prior approval Buy/Sell on exchange through registered broker No investment limit except for bank company share up to10% Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) / PE Registration required with Board of Investment (BOI) All sectors are open except for a few reserved government sectors ( Arms, Security printing, Atomic Energy etc.,) Exit available through sale to other non-resident investors in foreign currency Repatriation of sale proceeds subject to tax and prior approval of the Central Bank

7 7 No limitations in foreign ownership. Ownership Full repatriation of profit & dividend without prior approval of central bank. Repatriation Legal Protection against: (a) Nationalization, (b) Expropriation, (c) Non- discriminatory Treatment. Protection of Investors Concessionary duty on imported capital machineries while no import duty for 100% export oriented industry. Fiscal/ non-fiscal and infrastructural facilities for investment in Export Processing Zone (EPZ ). Incentives for Exporters For countries with Bi-lateral agreements. Avoidance of Double Taxation Exemption on royalties, technical know-how fees received, dividend income, capital gain and interest on foreign loans under certain conditions. Usually 5-7 years, 15 years for electric power generation Tax Exemption Incentives for Foreign Direct Investors

8 8 Export processing Zones (EPZ) Brands made by EPZ

9 9 Thrust Sectors Light Engineering Pharmaceuticals CeramicsFrozen FoodAgro Based Power Infrastructure Textile & Garments ICTLeather & Leather GoodsElectronic Goods

10 10 Bangladesh – India Corridor at a Glance USD 4.9B / year USD 0.5B / Year 15% of BD’s import is from India USD 135M of FDI originated from India over last 5 years (2.43% of total FDI) Total export ( ) to India was USD 564M (2.09% of total export). Diversified product range mainly from food and RMG Total import ( ) from India was USD 4.9B (16.3% of total import). Majority (27%) underlying goods are cotton / yarn etc. Export performance to India could not reach full potential due to various tariff and non tariff trade barriers Initiative has been taken to explore India as BD’s prime export destination Indian Government has allowed 146 items’ duty free export from Bangladesh (90% of which is garments items)

11 11 Bangladesh – India Corridor at a Glance Company NamePresence in BD TCS Reliance ONGC Infosys HDFC Bank Coal India ICICI Bank SBI  HDFC Wipro Tata Motors  Bharti Airtel  Larsen Sun Pharma  HCL Tech NTPC Axis Bank IOC Cairn India Bajaj Auto Kotak Mahindra M&M Maruti Suzuki Ultratech Cement 

12 Thank You

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