Multinational Company or Corporation is shortly known as MNC. This type of company have their business offices in different countries. It is true that, in today’s business world, world dominating top Multinational Corporations normally dominate the local business in most countries. They are large, they have huge capital and they knows their business well. While we were sorting for the top multinational companies in Bangladesh, we have found out the same. 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 10 Multinational companies in Bangladesh:
1. 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 their journey in 1964 and their 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 themselves as ‘Sustainable Living Brands’ and committed to become ‘carbon positive’ industry by 2030. Unilever has approximately 1650000 employees around the world. They are working continuously to uphold the brand value and provide 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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ZN Tower, Plot# 02
Road # 08, Gulshan – 1
Dhaka – 1212.
T: +880 2 988 8452
F: +880 2 881 0491
2. British American Tobacco Bangladesh (Cigarette)
British America Tobacco or BAT produces high quality international cigarette. It is 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 their identity to British American Tobacco Bangladesh. BAT Bangladesh is the first company listed both Dhaka & Chittagong Stock Exchange. And it is among top 10 companies in terms of Market Capitalism in Bangladesh. Its contribution to tax in Bangladesh was 8436 BDT core in 2013-2014.
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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British American Tobacco Bangladesh
New DOHS Road, Mohakhali
3. Chevron (Petroleum Industry)
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 condensate 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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57 Gulshan Avenue (4th Floor)
Fax: +880.2. 988.4398
4. Grameenphone Ltd (Telecommunication industry)
Grameenphone one of the largest mobile phone operator in Bangladesh founded by Iqbal Quadir and Dr. Muhammad Yunus. It’s 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, 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. Same year it was fined US$24.5 million for Illegal VoIP operations.
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5. Standard Chartered Bank (Banking Industry)
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 booth around the country. It has introduced Islamic Banking in 2009 in Bangladesh.
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67 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan
Tel: + 880 2 8833003 – 4
6. HSBC (Banking Industry)
HSBC is the 7th largest bank in the world with more than 38 million customers. It operates their services in 4 sectors- Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Global Banking and Markets, Commercial Banking, and Global Private Markets. HSBC opened their first branch in 1996. Its financial services in Bangladesh includes 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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Level 4, Shanta Western Tower
186 Bir Uttam Mir Shawkat Ali Road
Tejgaon Industrial Area, Dhaka 1208
Phone: +880 966 633 1000
7. Citi NA (Citi Group, Banking Industry)
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 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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8 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan-1
Dhaka – 1212
Phone: +88 096 6699 1000 / +88 02 8833567
Fax: +88 02 986 0917
8. Nestle Bangladesh (FMCG)
Around 152 years ago, Nestle started their journey as Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Company in 1866. It started to grow significantly after First World War as well as after 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 their commercial operations in Bangladesh. In 1998, it became 100% owned subsidiary company.
Nestle Bangladesh is doing business with NESTLÉ FRUITA VITALS, NESCAFÉ, NESTEA, MAGGI (Noodles, Soup and Seasoning), NESTLÉ KOKO KRUNCH, NESTLÉ MILO, NESTLÉ CORNFLAKES, NESTLÉ COFFEEMATE, NESTLÉ EVERYDAY, NESTLÉ NIDO (FORTIGROW, 1+, 3+), 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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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
9. 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 comes from industrial automation division. Siemens Bangladesh started their journey in 1956 providing 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 Bangladesh Limited.
ZN Tower (Siemens House)
Plot – 02, Road – 08, Gulshan-1
Phone: (+8802) 9893536
Fax: (+8802) 9893597
10. Ericsson (Telecom service industry)
Ericsson carried out about 40% of the world’s total mobile traffic. It’s a Swedish company founded in 1876 and works in 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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LM Ericsson Bangladesh Limited
Street address: Grand Delvistaa (Level 3), Plot 1A, Road 113
Postal code: 1212
Phone: +880 2 882 3864 Phone: +880 2 988 6641
Fax: +880 2 988 6642
Contributor: Muhammad Imran Shorif | Studying at Mawlana Bhashani Science & Technology University, Bangladesh.