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Top 10 Multinational Companies in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, there are around 921 Multinational Companies. Some of them are doing business before independence (1971). Multinational Company or MNCs are large, has a huge capital and business offices in different countries to operate their business activities. The top Multinational Corporations normally dominate the local business in most countries. They understand their customers, services and they know their business very well. Companies like BAT, Nestle, Unilever, and Sony are ranked top among other Multinational Companies in Bangladesh. Some of them are operating their business in Bangladesh for centuries.

List of Top Multinational Companies (MNC) in Bangladesh

Unilever Bangladesh (FMCG)

Unilever Bangladesh mainly a Leading FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) Company in Bangladesh. Its aim is to make sustainable living commonplace. Unilever Bangladesh started its journey in 1964 and surprisingly its product serving around 98% of the Bangladeshi Households. With 2 Billion Users and under over 1000 brands, Unilever is making and selling their products. Recently Unilever announced itself as ‘Sustainable Living Brands’ and committed to becoming a ‘carbon positive’ industry by 2030. Unilever has approximately 1650000 employees around the world. They are working continuously to uphold the brand value and provide the best product to the consumers.

In Bangladesh, Unilever’s Top Brands are– Lux, Lifebuoy, Wheel, Surf Excel, Rin Power White, Fair & Lovely Advanced Multivitamin, POND’S, Closeup, Sunsilk, Dove, CLEAR, etc.

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Unilever Contacts:
Email: communications.ubl@unilever.com , careline.bd@unilever.com
Website:  www.unilever.com.bd

Location:  
ZN Tower, Plot# 02 , Road # 08, Gulshan – 1, Dhaka – 1212.  
Telephone: +880 2 988 8452, Fax: +880 2 881 0491

British American Tobacco Bangladesh (TOBACCO)

British America Tobacco or BAT produces high-quality international cigarettes. It is a part of British American Tobacco plc. BAT was established as Pakistan Tobacco Company in 1949 and become Bangladesh Tobacco Company Limited in 1972. Aligning with British American Tobacco Group Bangladesh Tobacco Company changed its identity to British American Tobacco Bangladesh. BAT Bangladesh is the first company listed on both Dhaka & Chittagong Stock Exchange. And it is among the top 10 companies in terms of Market Capitalism in Bangladesh. Its contribution to tax in Bangladesh was 22630 BDT core in 2018-2019.

BAT Bangladesh’s Current top Brands are – Benson & Hedges (Launched 1997), John Player Gold Leaf (Launched 1980), Pall Mall (Launched 1980), Capstan (Launched 1980), Star (Launched 1964), Pilot (Launched 2009), Derby (Launched 2013) and Hollywood (Launched 2011).

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BAT BD Contact:
Website: www.batbangladesh.com | Phone: (+880) 28822791-5

Location:
New DOHS Road, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1206, Bangladesh.

Chevron (Petroleum)

Chevron Corporation is a Multinational Energy corporation operating their business around 180 countries. Chevron produces Petroleum, natural gas, and other petrochemicals. It has around 51,900 employees around the world. Chevron Bangladesh produces and condensates natural gas from Bibiyana, Jalalabad, and Moulavi Bazar Gas Field. Around 2000 people are working for Chevron Bangladesh in these fields- Petroleum engineering, Drilling engineering, Facilities engineering, Earth science, Base business, Operations and maintenance, Information technology, Human resources, Finance and accounting, Planning and commercial, Legal, Supply chain management, Facilities administration and services, Health, environment and safety, Security, External Affairs, Government Relations, Administrative support.

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Chevron Contact:
Bay’s Galleria
57 Gulshan Avenue (4th Floor), Gulshan-1, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
Telephone: +880.2.989.2244, + 880.2.882.8891, Fax: +880.2. 988.4398

Grameenphone Ltd (Telecommunication)

Grameenphone is one of the largest mobile phone operators in Bangladesh founded by Iqbal Quadir and Dr. Muhammad Yunus. Its parent company is Telenor which owns 55.8% of the Grameenphone’s Share. Grameenphone was launched in 1997, 16 December on the Independence Day of Bangladesh. Grameenphone owns the First of many things in Bangladesh, such as – 1st company to introduce GSM, 1st company to introduce Pre-paid service, the first company to reach 10 million users, 1st company to cover 99% are under mobile coverage, etc.

Grameenphone holds some awards as well as criticism. It was awarded Joint Venture Enterprise of the year in 2002, HealthLine Service 2007 in Barcelona. The same year it was fined US$24.5 million for Illegal VoIP operations.

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Grameenphone Contact:
Email: info@grameenphone.com

Location:
GPHOUSE, Basundhara, Baridhara, Dhaka-1229 | Phone- +88-02-9882990, Fax- +88-02-9882970

Standard Chartered Bank (Bank)

Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh is the largest and oldest foreign bank in Bangladesh operating for almost 110 years. It’s established in 1905 and originally start their first branch in 1948 in Chittagong. Standard Chartered Bank is a leading price player in foreign currencies and treasury instruments. It has 24 Branches with 96 booths around the country. It has introduced Islamic Banking in 2009 in Bangladesh.

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Standard Chartered Bank Contact:
Website: https://www.sc.com/bd | Email: Straight2bank.Bd@sc.com

Location:
67 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Telephone: + 880 2 8833003 – 4

HSBC (Bank)

HSBC is the 7th largest bank in the world with more than 38 million customers. It operates its services in 4 sectors- Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Global Banking and Markets, Commercial Banking, and Global Private Markets. HSBC opened its first branch in 1996. Its financial services in Bangladesh include commercial banking, consumer banking, global liquidity, and cash management, trade services, treasury, and custody and clearing.

It has 14 offices, 6 Customer Service Centers, 40 ATMs, an offshore banking unit, and 8 offices in 8 EPZs.

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HSBC Contact:
Website: www.hsbc.com.bd | Email: contact@hsbc.com.bd

Location:
Level 4, Shanta Western Tower, 186 Bir Uttam Mir Shawkat Ali Road
Tejgaon Industrial Area, Dhaka 1208 | Phone: +880 966 633 1000

Citi Bank (Bank)

Citibank has around 2649 branches in total in 19 different countries. In Bangladesh, Citibank has only 3 Branches, 2 Banking offices with 150 employees working. Citibank was founded in 1812 in New York and established its branch in Bangladesh in 1987. It supports the business with cross-border transactions of both privatized and nationalized banks in the country. Citibank was the first to introduce the online transactions in Bangladesh in 2003 as CitiDirect. It is also the first bank to offer virtual account solutions in Bangladesh. 

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Citibank Contact:
Website: www.citi.com

Location:
Citibank, N.A, 8 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan-1, Dhaka – 1212, Bangladesh
Phone: +88 096 6699 1000 / +88 02 8833567 | Fax: +88 02 986 0917

Nestle Bangladesh (FMCG)

Around 152 years ago, Nestle started its journey as Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Company in 1866. It started to grow significantly after the First World War as well as after the Second World War. Nestle is the largest food company in the world with more than 2000 brands in 191 different countries. In 1994, it started its commercial operations in Bangladesh. In 1998, it became a 100% owned subsidiary company.

Nestle Bangladesh is doing business with Nestle Fruita Vitals, Nescafe, Nestea, Maggi (Noodles, Soup, and Seasoning), Nestle Koko Krunch, Nestle Milo, Nestle Cornflakes, Nestle Coffee-Mate, Nestle Every day, Nestle Nido, Cerelac, Lactogen (1, 2, 3, 4 and Recover) and Nan (1, 2, AL110 and Prenan) to the Bangladeshi Consumer and still adding some more brands to their product line.

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Nestle Contact: 
Website: www.nestle.com.bd

Location:
Gulshan Tower (4th Floor), Plot 31, Road 53, Gulshan North C/A, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Phone + 880-2-988 27 59 | Fax: + 880-2-988 13 02

Siemens (Electronics)

Siemens is a German conglomerate company mainly works with industry, energy, healthcare and infrastructure, and cities. Company’s 12% of the total sales comes from medical diagnostics equipment and its medical health care division. Its second-highest sales come from the industrial automation division. Siemens Bangladesh started its journey in 1956 providing a wide range of products, systems, solutions, and services for business industries. Siemens was established in 1847 and in 1948, in Europe, it built the first long-distance telegraph line. Currently, it has 372000 employees in 190 different countries.

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Siemens Contact:
Website: www.siemens.com/bd

Location:
ZN Tower (Siemens House), Plot – 02, Road – 08, Gulshan-1, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
Phone: (+8802) 9893536 | Fax: (+8802) 9893597

Ericsson (Telecom)

Ericsson carried out about 40% of the world’s total mobile traffic. It’s a Swedish company founded in 1876 and works in the network and telecommunication division in 180 countries. In over 142 years, it has made 42000 patents including some major wireless technologies. It was the first to bring 2G and 3G technologies in Bangladesh. Last year it celebrated 20 years of their journey in Bangladesh.

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Ericsson Contact
Website: www.ericsson.com

Location:
Grand Delvistaa (Level 3), Plot 1A, Road 113, Gulshan-2, Postal code: 1212 Dhaka, Bangladesh
Phone: +880 2 882 3864,+880 2 988 6641 | Fax: +880 2 988 6642

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.

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  1. I need a list of ten companies that are usually Bangladeshi companies but operating outside of the country.
    Thank you

  2. Thank you very much for your most important information. This information will help me huge. I am going to plan for my career. Thank you very much.

  3. Please let me the Bangladesh own brand which introduce to Global market very recently which not that much grown in international market

  4. Not a perfectly given info. Cz here you excluded some other more valuable MNC. Grameen phone is a joint venture company of Telenor(Norway) & Grameen telecom(BD). Its not operating in BD as a pure MNC. GP is not operating it’s business in the rest of the world but Telenor. Telenor is only a parenting company of GP which owns almost 55% share. However, in Bangladesh there is a top MNC of the world operating direct operation & it’s Novartis (Bangladesh) Ltd. Please first learn appropriately & then webcast publicly. You are keeping people in darkness. Thanks.

    • Dear Rana, We are struggling in finding the exact information but we are continuously updating the top 10 list and committed to spreading reliable information. It’s an open platform, we will be glad if you like to contribute your knowledge to Business Haunt and help the people, please.

    • We haven’t found any source yet to lit the MetLife Bangladesh. But thank you for your comment, we will check the list again.

  5. Good Morning Sir,
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  6. Thanks for sharing such a great info article which I have been looking for. This is the complete list I have found. You have covered all the prominent sectors, but I think Novartis Limited is one of the top MNCs in the health sector. It is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies, both market capitalization and sales.

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