BD takes leap in Global Emerging Markets rankings
Climbs to No. 23 in annual logistics industry Index
Published : Tuesday, 13 February, 2018 at 12:00 AM Count : 67
Bangladesh has climbed four spots to No. 23 in an annual ranking of the world's leading emerging markets, the second-largest gain of any market in the 50-country 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, said a press release.
Bangladesh, a garment-industry powerhouse with 6%+ GDP growth for seven consecutive years, also improves three places to No. 28 in the Index rankings for business climate and jumps three spots to No. 44 for infrastructure and transport connections.
In the overall rankings, only Egypt - moving from No. 20 to No. 14 - makes bigger gains.
The Index, in its ninth year, is a broad gauge of economic competitiveness that includes a survey of more than 500 logistics industry professionals and a data-driven ranking of 50 emerging markets countries by size, economic strength, infrastructure, transport connections and business climate.
"Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index has been recognized world over by business leaders' as a trustworthy tool while formulating investment and growth strategy in the emerging markets. This year's index further consolidates the position of Bangladesh as the emerging Asian target." said Yogendra Bellani, Managing Director, Agility Logistics, Bangladesh.
"Agility Bangladesh has been a partner in country's growth story for more than a decade. We have eight offices and installations spread all over the country supported by highly trained and professional team of over 120.
World's top MNCs trust Agility Bangladesh for their logistic needs covering Ocean & Air freight, domestic trucking & warehousing, customs clearance, project logistics & reverse logistics. Our clients include top names in Telecom, Automobiles, Power, Garments, and Pharma and FMCG. We are the preferred partners of all the leading airlines & Shipping lines. At Agility we are committed to serve our customers and country" he added.