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Top 10 Banks in Bangladesh

The banking sector plays an essential role in the economic development of a country. This system can be termed as a barometer of a country’s economic prosperity. Bangladesh has gain control over the banking sector very strongly as for Bangladesh, a well-developed banking system is indispensable for modern trade and commerce. In every country, banks are not only acting as custodian of public money but also are insistent as a vital agent for the maintenance of the sound financial position of a country’s economy. Judging various circumstances of the banking sector in Bangladesh, here we have listed the top 10 popular banks in Bangladesh with career weblinks.

Source: Bangladesh Bank

List of Top 10 Popular Banks in Bangladesh

Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd.

As it’s known as IBBL, it is one of the leading commercial banks in Bangladesh. As the best bank in the country, it’s awarded in 1999. Also, it gets the award in 2000 for excellent banking solutions and service.

One of the top-level and popular Banks in Bangladesh is the Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, which was incorporated on 13 March 1983 as a public limited company Act 1913. Among the shareholder of this bank, there are 36.91% local and 63.09% foreign.

Having 33,686 shareholders as on thirty-first December 2016, it is in the list with Dhaka securities market and urban center securities market licensed Capital of the Bank is BDT 20,000.00 Million and paid Capital is BDT 16,099.90 Million. Apart from these, the bank is famous among common people in Bangladesh.


Dutch-Bangla Bank Ltd.

Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited is shortly known as DBBL and the best bank among many banks in Bangladesh. It is supporting clients with the largest digital banking system and ATM booths.

Apart from being the best, DBBL is the largest donor bank amongst all Bangladeshi banks. It has more than 18,999,000 customers across the country. The Bank has both 165 Branches and 4417 ATM. It is Bangladesh’s first joint venture bank in its 21 years’ banking. These all made it number 2 among the Bangladeshi banks.


Sonali Bank Ltd.

Sonali Bank Ltd. is considered to be the largest bank of Bangladesh, it’s the Nationalized Commercial Bank. It was formed under “Nationalization Order 1972” for providing a long range of financial services. It’s on the top of the choices of the people of Bangladesh with 1201 branches; 854 and 345 branches are located in rural and urban areas respectively. Sonali Bank Ltd. is popular than many local government banks in Bangladesh.


Prime Bank Ltd.

After establishing in 1995, the Prime Bank manages a highly professional team who are enthusiastic in their professional banking service. With more than 60 branches, the bank fully follows the international stander in the finance and banking system. Apart from these, it achieves the ICAB National Awards in 2002.


HSBC Bank Ltd.

Having an international network and 7,500 offices over 81 countries and territories in Europe, HSBC (Hong Kong, Shanghai Banking Corporation) Bank is the largest banking and financial service provider worldwide.

After opening the HSBC branch in 1996, HSBC is one of the top choices for Bangladeshi people in maintaining international transactions. These all were possible as they are providing clients with friendly financial service and support to the Bangladeshi people in international banking.


Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh Pvt. Ltd.

Standard Chartered Bank was founded in 1948 as a banking and financial service company. Standard Bank started the journey from Chittagong. Though it is one of the largest foreign banks in Bangladesh it is limiting its ATM booth services. It provides a wide range of services to its clients. It was awarded ”Bank of the Year award by The Banker in 2013, 2012 & 2010” and ”Best Consumer Internet Bank’ at the Global Finance Awards in 2013


BRAC Bank Ltd.

Focusing on Small and Medium class Enterprises,  BRAC BANK was the fastest among growing as the popular private commercial bank in Bangladesh. Besides, BRAC Bank offers a financial solution for any client need as per their requirement with 156 outlets, over 310 ATMs, and over 700,100 clients on the market. This is the only bank that is working for a long time for the Bangladeshi people’s health, poverty, environment, etc in through its various programs.


Habib Bank Ltd.

HBL starts functioning in Bangladesh in 1976, and since then it has kept opening new branches. Habib Bank Limited is a commercial bank of Pakistan run by the private players. It provides services like a car loan, home loan, credit card, debit card, fast transfer, and phone banking, etc under individual banking services.

With five branches in Bangladesh, it comes with many different services like- Commercial banking, Investment banking, Corporate banking, Islamic banking, Cash management, Global Treasury and Asset banking, etc.


Bank Asia Ltd.

A private sector commercial bank is Bank Asia Limited in Bangladesh, they are working in expanding their services day by day. Bank Asia Ltd. is popular among the BD people for its various services and their financial activities are good for the purpose of remittance.


Janata Bank Ltd.

After establishing in 1971, Janata Bank has more than 844 branches all over the country. It’s not only the second-largest commercial bank in Bangladesh and it has 4 branches in the United Arab Emirates as well.


Contributor: Tawsif Ahmed; Studying at Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University.

Note: These are not Official Ranking From Any Established Authority. Business Haunt Picked Them Randomly and Placed on the Base of Popularity and Internet Source.



  1. Amanda

    August 11, 2019 at 1:25 AM

    BRAC Bank Ltd. is the best banking service in Bangladesh.

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  4. Morsidul

    May 31, 2020 at 1:49 AM

    Islami bank Bangladesh limited has become the most popular destination for banking in the Bangladeshi rural areas.

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Top 10 hotel brands/chains in Bangladesh

The hotel sector in Bangladesh is very popular in the world. There are many hotels in Bangladesh but a few of them are quite famous. Because they give their best service. Therefore, hotels have now become one of the brands, and they are known as the top hotels in Bangladesh. Most of the hotels are located in Dhaka, Sylhet, Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar and those hotels are doing good business. Hotels are not just made to stay. Many of these are events, wedding parties, and political events. There are also many branding product stores. So, the top branding hotel in Bangladesh is described below.

1. Four Points by Sheraton Dhaka, Gulshan

It is a multinational hotel brand run by Marriott International that targets business travelers and small conferences. It was founded in 1995 and has hotels worldwide. In Bangladesh, it is known as Four Points Sheraton Dhaka, Gulshan. It is located in the heart of Dhaka city. This hotel is convenient for many foreign embassies and high commissions, and they are a few steps away from premium shopping and dining. That is why the hotel provides the best service to tourists. Many tourists and businessmen come to Bangladesh every year. Therefore, Hotel Sheraton is always active to welcome them.

6/A North Avenue Commercial Area, Dhaka 1212
Phone: 09609-444555

2. Amari Dhaka

Amari Dhaka is the top second hotel in Bangladesh. People know it as Amari Dhaka Hotel. They always provide good service to their customers. For example, 134 soundproofed rooms offer free Wi-Fi, free wired internet, and 24-hour room service. Amari Dhaka VIP provides good facilities to the person. They also organize various events.

47, Road No 41, Gulshan-2, Dhaka City, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh 1212
Tel: +880 2 5505 9620

3. Best Western Plus Maple Leaf

The Best Western Plus Maple Leaf Hotel is located close to the train station and the great airport. The hotel is a 10-minute drive from the airport railway station and a 13-minute drive from Shahjalal Intl Airport (DAC). They have a 24-hour restaurant and room service. In the morning they serve a complimentary buffet breakfast. They also have Bhuvan SPA, high-speed Wi-Fi internet, rooftop BBQ restaurant. They communicate with their guests in three languages. Preferred, English, Arabic, and Hindi. So it is the third top hotel in Bangladesh.

Best Western Plus Maple Leaf
Plot 1B, Road 1, Sector 1, Uttara Model Town, Dhaka 1230, Bangladesh.
Front Desk Hotline: +880-1966667677   Tel. : +880-2-48964855 
Fax: +880-2-8932835

4. Grand Sultan Tea Resort & Golf

Grand Sultan Tea Resort and Golf are located in Sylhet outside Dhaka. So, if the travelers want to visit Sylhet, they have to travel 4 hours from Dhaka. They will also be able to fly from Dhaka to Shahjalal International Airport. It is located at Srimangal in Sylhet. It is the only and five-star resort in the Sylhet region of Bangladesh. They have classified 135 rooms into 08 sections. They give their guests all five-star benefits. On the other hand, they arrange all kinds of meetings or events.

Srimongal, Moulvibazar – 3210, Bangladesh.
For Reservation: +88 01730 793501 -4
For Corporate or Group Event: +88 01730 793555
Fax: +88 08626 73020

5. Hotel De Castle

Hotel de Fort Lee. Dhaka, a boutique hotel in Bangladesh. They started their hotel business in 1997. Their priority is to provide the best service to the guest. They provide 100% service to their guests during their stay at the hotel. They are working to establish world-class hospitality services. Because of this, they want international travelers to enjoy their leisure time well.

Address: House 72, Block -B Road -21 Banani, Dhaka -1213 Bangladesh
Cell: +8801914392889

6. Le Meridien Dhaka

Le Meridien Dhaka is a fully furnished Italian-designed hotel. They also decorate their 304 rooms in Italian design. The hotel was built in 2014. It is located in the vicinity of Banani. It is a 20-minute drive from the airport railway station. They give their guests all five-star benefits.

79/A Commercial Area, Airport Rd., Nikunja 2, Khilkhet
Dhaka, 1229 Bangladesh
Phone: +880 963-8900089
Fax: +880 2-8900090
Sales fax: +880 2-8900090

7. Long Beach Hotel

Long Beach Hotel stands by very near to the beach. This hotel is situated at Cox’s Bazaar. From this hotel, every guest can see the longest amazing beach of 120 km in the world. They are also offering world-class facilities and exhilarating experiences to their guests. This hotel is a perfect choice for business, romance, and holiday travel.

14 Kalatoli, Hotel-Motel Zone,
Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Tel: +88 0341 51843-6, +88 09666772266
Reservation: +88 01730338907, +8801755660051

8. Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka

Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka is a hotel of Pan Pacific Hotels Group. It’s Headquarter is in Singapore. This hotel is located at the heart of the City Center. The hotel is fully controlled by its headquarters in Singapore. There are property companies with an outstanding portfolio of investment and development properties. Pan Pacific Hotels Group is working on developing about 50 hotels in 29 cities across the Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. They are also managing their resorts in various proprietary ways.

107 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Dhaka 1215, Bangladesh
Telephone+880 2 5502 8008

9. Rose View Hotel

Rose View Hotel is located in Sylhet. It has been made in hilly areas and Keane Bridge is a local landmark. There are some areas which are attractions to the guest include Dreamland and Adventure World. Also, this ideal hotel can hold for business and private gatherings for over one thousand people, with full meeting and event facilities. The hotel has 140 fully furnished deluxe and suite rooms and they provide all five-star facilities to their guests.

Tel: ++88 (0821) 721835, 720492
Mob: ++8801972787878,01977200705

10. Six Seasons Hotel

The Six Seasons Hotel salutes the city and stands tall. From where one can see Gulshan Lake and the park on one side. There are also breathtaking views of lamas all around. This magnificent hotel has grown to 15 floors. Its architecture is magnificent and full of mechanical talent and richness which has never been seen before. Six Seasons Dhaka is the top, safest hotel in Dhaka according to Trip Advisor rankings. This hotel is conveniently located in the diplomatic area of Gulshan II. They also offer car services upon prior request.

Road 96, House 19, Gulshan 2, Dhaka
Mobile: +88 01955393291

Writer: MD.Afzal Hossain 

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Top 7 Well-known E-Commerce Company In Bangladesh

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In Bangladesh, online shopping is getting more and more popular, people want to grab their products form hundreds of options. Consumers search for easier, trustworthy and applicable online shopping options where they can easily shop anytime as online shops are open 24/7. Big giants are attempting to grab the eCommerce market of Bangladesh like Alibaba already own daraz which was operating in Bangladesh for a few years.

Lets see what are the Top 7 E-Commerce Business in Bangladesh,

One of the most trusted and reliable e-commerce sites for books in Bangladesh, is Since 2012, it has been operating and build their own home delivery system in Dhaka, Chittagong, and Rangpur. also sells electronics and accessories at very reasonable prices. They have great deals for books and other electronic products. You can purchase your products through cash on delivery, MasterCard, VISA card, Bkash, and DBBL as a payment system.

Daraz BD, currently owned by Alibaba is one of the leading online shopping sites in Bangladesh. You can have almost everything here with a wide selection of electronics, fashion and home appliances. From 2015 March, Daraz started their journey to Bangladesh.  They catch a big portion of the market share selling products on discount offers, installment facilities. You can have your product on your desired pick up point as they are making a strong supply chain and warehouse facilities. has targeted the middle class with a wide range of daily necessary products. They have electronics, home appliances and food products. The products of ajkerdeal is very affordable everyone. They deliver their products theough cash on delivery, Bkash, DBBL, MasterCard, VISA card etc. is well known for the electronic devices. You can have almost any well known foreign brand’s electronic accessories at From pickboo you will have brand warranty and 100% authentic products at very reasonable prices. They provide EMI too and have a very easy returnable policies for better customer experiences. is famous for its lifestyle products. They sell almost all kinds of life style products and they target the youth. Its previous name was To become more specific and relatable to the youth they rebrand the site and the transformation is quite successful for the company. is an E-Commerce site which is more focused garbing the market of the accessories, daily groceries, and medical kits. It is doing business from November 2015. It is a sister concern of Pran-RFL group. Their advantage over other e-commerce site is lower delivery charges. The Pran-RFL company’s strong distribution system is working as a core pillar for the is trust able and popular for clothing, footwear, jewelry, restaurants, health & beauty products. From 2013, is raising. It has ensured all the necessary facilities for the consumers and racing to become one of the e-commerce market leader in Bangladesh.

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