if you are interested to do business in Bangladesh, then you must need a trade license. without trade license you are not allowed to do any business. as a foreign investor you also need a trade license to start business in Bangladesh.
Trade license is issued to companies, proprietors and partnership ﬁrms by concerned city corporation, municipality or a union council and is a requirement for every business operating in Bangladesh.
If a business has more than one place of operation, it is required to obtain trade licenses from each local government. A trade license is issued for a year and must be renewed every year. Online application forms are available on local government websites.
A trade license has to be renewed every ﬁnancial year, which begins in the month of July and ends in June of the following year. Fee for renewal is same as for a new license.