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Bangladesh eCommerce To Have New Policy, eCab To Prepare Draft

A recent report by the Daily Star said, Government is working on a separate policy guideline for eCommerce sector with a view to help flourish the sector and to strengthen control over the fraudulent occurrences.

Bangladesh ecommerce industry
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eCommerce has proliferated in Bangladesh over the fast few years. Although market for eCommerce is largely concentrated in Dhaka, some reports claim that the sector now worth more than BDT 400 crore a year.

No doubt, eCommerce is a fast growing sector and in the coming years, more and more people will be opting in for ecommerce. A policy guideline should help the sector prosper.


The Report also said, Government has directed the e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh [e-CAB] to prepare a draft. Once ready the draft will be shared and discussed with the all stakeholders before turning it into a final policy guideline.

Mohammad Ruhul Kader is a Dhaka-based entrepreneur and writer. He founded Future Startup, a digital publication covering the startup and technology scene in Dhaka with an ambition to transform Bangladesh through entrepreneurship and innovation. He writes about internet business, strategy, technology, and society. He is the author of Rethinking Failure. His writings have been published in almost all major national dailies in Bangladesh including DT, FE, etc. Prior to FS, he worked for a local conglomerate where he helped start a social enterprise. Ruhul is a 2022 winner of Emergent Ventures, a fellowship and grant program from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He can be reached at [email protected]

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