The Bangladesh Trade Portal (BTP) is an official source of all regulatory information relevant to traders who wish to import goods into Bangladesh or export to other countries. The Ministry of Commerce of the Bangladesh Government has established the Portal in order to improve the predictability and transparency of the country’s trading laws and processes.

Advance Payment against Imports- 2009

Type: Rules
Issuing Agency: Bangladesh Bank
Responsible Agency: Bangladesh Bank
Issuing Date: 27-08-2009
Foreign Exchange Policy Department
Bangladesh Bank
Head Office 
FE Circular No. 13                                                                                              Date:   August 27, 2009
All Authorized Dealers of
Foreign Exchange in Bangladesh
Dear Sirs,
Advance payment against imports
Please refer to paragraph 29(iii), Chapter 13 of the Guidelines for Foreign Exchange Transactions (GFET) Vol-I (2009) wherein Authorized Dealers have been allowed to effect advance payment on behalf of exporters not exceeding USD 5,000.00 or its equivalent from the Exporter's Retention Quota (ERQ) for bonafide business purposes subject to observance of specific terms and conditions. It has now been decided to enhance this limit of advance payment from ERQ up to USD 10,000.00 or its equivalent.
2.      Other terms and conditions stipulated in this sub-para will remain unchanged.
3.      Please bring these instructions to the notice of all concerned. Meanwhile please acknowledge receipt of it.
Yours faithfully,
(Khandaker Abdus Salim)
Deputy General Manager
Phone: 7120375

Member Area

Search this Site

Download Trade Portal Apps


Search Trade Information 

Upcoming Events