E-Commerce and the Digital Economy

E-Commerce in Bangladesh: A Snapshot

This note reviews the existing e-commerce laws, policies, and regulations in Bangladesh. It also identifies studies and reports conducted on the same topic, and highlights some of the challenges faced by MSMES, regulators and the government in taking part in e-commerce. While the country has made significant strides in promoting the sector, a number of bottlenecks remain in areas such as skills development, ICT infrastructure and services, payment solutions and access to financing.