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HOW TO EXPORT GOODS FROM BANGLADESH TO INDIA

How to export goods from bangladesh to india

Export to India

At first we have to know what is export? 

Exports are the excess or surplus goods and services sell to another country. It is produced locally and sold it to Internationally.

Export process from Bangladesh to India

What is the step by step way to send goods from Bangladesh to India?

Step One : To Register as an Exporter from CCI&E.

Step two: To take membership from Exporter Association.

Step Three: To check the export items through Export policy. The export goods are permissible to India or not.

Step Four: To contract with the importer of India.

Step Five: To collect import Letter of credit from India.

Step Six: To check all terms and condition of the letter of credit.

Step Seven:

Bangladesh exports many types of goods to India. The export formalities and procedures are usually same all over the world. The technical terms used for import and export process could be varied from country to country. However, most of the export process to export and import are same.

How to export goods from bangladesh to india 

 

How to export goods from bangladesh to india

 

How to export goods from bangladesh to india

How to export goods from bangladesh to india
How to export goods from bangladesh to india

Export Commodities of Bangladesh

Export Commodities of Bangladesh Export Policy 2015-2018_English

Major Export Commodities of Bangladesh

Land Ports list of Bangladesh

  1. Benapole Land Port

Bangladesh side: Benapole, Sharsha, Jessore

Indian side:  Petrapole, Bongaon, 24-Parganas, West Bengal

Operator: Bangladesh Land Port Authority

Date of operation: February 01, 2002

Storage capacity: 40,000 MT

Total land area: 60.782 Acre

Infrastructure: Warehouse-36, Warehouse-cum-yard-5, Open stack yard-2, Transshipment yard-1, Truck Terminal (import & export)-2, Weighbridge scale-2 (100 MT)

International Passenger Terminal

International Bus Terminal

Administrative and residential building, fire brigade, standby power generator, Observation towers, Lighting, water supply & sewerage system in operational areas, Security posts, Boundary wall

Manpower:                            Administrative personnel-160

Security personnel-263

Handling labour (manual)             1400

Handling capacity: Manual 1.20 mln MT (yearly)

Equipment          0.80 mln MT (yearly)

Total                                       2.00 mln MT (yearly)

(by crane and forklifts of various capacities)

 

Goods handled: Import- 1.22 mln MT(2011-2012)

Export – 0.46 mln MT

Total-    1.68 mln MT

Principal Imports: Cotton, chemical, motor car, motor cycle, tyre-tube, machinery & spare parts, food grains, fish, spices, sugar,  egg, aluminium, refrigerator, paper etc.

 

Principal exports: Jute & jute goods, fish, soap, plastic goods, battery, construction materials etc.

Problems: On an average near about 200-250 trucks are assembled carrying export goods at Benapole Land Port under Jessore District. But generally 100-150 trucks are cleared in the Indian side leaving rest trucks tailbacked in Bangladesh side. This causes heavy traffic congestion in the port area. Beside the cost of export is increased due to demurrage charges by the transport agencies for the delayed delivery of export cargoes.

 

  1. Burimari Land Port

Bangladesh side: Burimari, Patgram, Lalmonirhat

Indian side: Changrabandha, Mekhaliganj, West Bengal

Operator: Bangladesh Land Port Authority

Date of operation: April 09, 2010

Storage capacity: 2,000 MT

Land area:  11.15 Acre

Infrastructure: Warehouse-2, Open stack yard-2, Transshipment yard-1, Weigh bridge scale-1

Administrative building, Labour shed, Standby power generator, Observation towers, Lighting and water supply & sewerage system in operational areas, Security posts, Boundary wall

Manpower:  Administrative personnel 10

Security personnel                          15

Handling labour (manual)             600

Handling capacity: 0.50 mln MT (manual-yearly)

Goods handled: Import- 0.36 mln MT (2011-2012)

Principal Imports: Goods are mainly imported from Bhutan. Under a mutual arrangement the Bhutanese trucks are allowed to ply through India to Burimari zero line to unload goods. Imported items are rice, wheat, lentil, onion, fruits, tobacco, stone, railway concrete slipper etc.

Principal exports: Waste fabrics, glass sheet, food products, medicine, net fabrics, battery, etc.

  1. Akhaura Land Port

Bangladesh side: Akhaura, Brahmnbaria

Indian side: Ramnagar, Agartala, Tripura

Operator: Bangladesh Land Port Authority

Date of operation: August 13, 2010

Storage capacity: 2,000 MT

Total land area:  15.00 Acre

Infrastructure: Warehouse-1, Open stack yard-1, Transshipment yard-1, Weigh bridge-1 (100 (MT), Standby power generator, Administrative semi-pucca building, Standby power generator, Lighting, Security posts, Boundary wall etc.

Manpower: Administrative personnel 4

Security personnel -7

Handling labour (manual) 200

Handling capacity:   750,000 MT (manual-yearly)

Goods handled:              Import- 172 MT (2011-2012)

Export-575,550 MT

Total- 575,722 MT

Principal Imports: Bamboo, Turmeric, Watch, Ginger, Marble slab, Fruits etc.

Principal exports: Processed Stone, Bricks, Tiles, Fish, Cement, Battery, Furniture, Glass sheet, etc.

Problems: The quality of export items is being checked at Shilong causing unreasonable delay. If the arrangement is made to check the quality of the export items at Agartala, it will help save time in exporting Bangladeshi goods.

 

  1. Sonamosjid Land Port

Bangladesh side: Shibganj, Chapai Nawabganj

Indian side:  Mahadipur, Maldah, West Bengal

Operator (on BOT basis): Panama Sonamosjid Port Link Ltd.

Date of operation: December 27, 2006

Date of signing 

Concession Agreement : October 09, 2005

Commercial Operation

Date (COD):  May 20, 2010

Royalty from operator: Fixed: Tk. 30,00 lakh

Variable: 49% of gross revenue income

Storage capacity:  1,000 MT

Land area:  19.13 Acre

Infrastructure: Warehouse-5, Open stack yard-2, Transshipment yard-2, Weigh bridge-2 (100 (MT), Standby power generator, Administrative building, dormitory, Standby power generator, Lighting, Security posts, Observation tower, Boundary wall etc.

Handling capacity: 2.0 mln MT (manual-yearly)

Goods handled:      Import- 1.40 mln MT (2011-2012) Export -nil

Principal imports:   Rice, Wheat, Onion, Fruits, Fly ash etc.

Principal exports:    Jute & Jute goods, Cement, Battery, etc.

Problems: There is an ample opportunity of exporting agri-products through Sonamosjid Land Port. But due to absence of quarantine facilities at the Indian side, Bangladeshi exporters face difficulties in exporting agri-products.

 

  1. Hili Land Port

 Bangladesh side:  Hili, Hakimpur, Dinajpur

Indian side: Hili, South Dinajpur, West Bengal

Operator (on BOT basis): Panama Hili Port Link Ltd.

Date of operation: November 26, 2007

Date of signing of

Concession Agreement

with the Operator: October 09, 2005

Commercial Operation

Date (COD): January 01, 2012

Royalty from operator: Fixed: Tk. 14.25 lakh/per annum (from 3rd anniversary of COD)

Variable: 49% of gross revenue income

Storage capacity: 2,000 MT

Land area:  10.00 Acre

Infrastructure: Warehouse-4, Open stack yard-1, Transshipment yard-1, Truck terminal-1, Weigh bridge-1, Standby power generator, Administrative building, Standby power generator, Lighting, Security posts, Observation tower, Boundary wall etc.

Handling capacity:            1.00 mln MT (manual-yearly)

Goods handled:                Import -603,000 MT (2011-2012)  Export -11,000 MT

Principal imports:             Rice, Wheat, Onion, Fruits, Fish, Maize etc.

Principal exports:             Molases, Cement, Battery, etc.

 

6.Banglabandha Land Port

Bangladesh side: Tetulia, Panchagarh

Indian side: Fulbari, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

Operator (on BOT basis): Banglabandha Land Port Ltd.

Date of signing of Concession Agreement

with the Operator:          October 09, 2005

Partial Commercial

Operation Date (PCOD): January 22, 2011

Commercial

Operation Date (PCOD): Yet to start

Royalty from operator: Fixed: Tk. 5.00 lakh/per annum (from 1st anniversary of COD)

Variable: 31.26% of gross revenue income

Storage capacity: 500 MT

Total land area: 10.00 Acre

Infrastructure: Warehouse-1, Open stack yard-1, Truck terminal-1, Weighbridge scale-1, Standby power generator, Administrative building, Barrack house, Standby power generator, Lighting, Security posts, Boundary wall etc.

Handling capacity: 0.5 mln MT (manual-yearly)

Goods handled: Import -170,000 MT (2011-2012) Export -5,000 MT

Principal imports: Lentil, Wheat, Onion, Fruits, etc.

Principal exports:  Jute, Glass sheet, Medicine, Food products etc.

SOP: Under the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) signed between the two countries, loaded trucks of both the countries are allowed to unload goods crossing the zero line.

Problem: Presently, only import-export of goods are carried on. But there is no immigration even though necessary facilities are present at this side.

It will be very helpful for the travellers of both the countries, if the immigration facilities are provided at both sides.

  1. Teknaf Land Port

Bangladesh side:  Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar

Myanmar side:  Mungdu, Myanmar

Operator (on BOT basis): United Land Port Teknaf Ltd.

Date of operation: November 01, 2006

Date of signing

Concession Agreement : August 31, 2006

Commercial Operation

Date (COD):  July 01, 2012

Royalty from operator: Fixed: Tk. 10.00 lakh/per annum (from 1st anniversary of COD)

Variable: 28.09% of gross revenue income

Storage capacity: 1,000 MT

Total land area: 24.00 Acre

Infrastructure: Warehouse-2, Open stack yard-1, Transit shed-1, Truck parking yard-2, Weighbridge scale-1, Standby power generator, Administrative building (three storied), Barrack house, Dormitory (four storied), Passenger jetty, Passenger terminal, Cargo jetty-5, Pontoon-3, Cold storage, Standby power generator, Lighting, Rest house, labour shed, canteen, mosque, boundary wall etc.

Handling capacity: 300,000 MT (manual-yearly)

Goods handled: Import -86,000 MT (2011-2012)

Export -633 MT (2011-2012)

Principal imports: Lentil, spice, fish, wood, shoe, bamboo, leather, umbrella, betel nut etc.

Principal exports: Cement, readymade garments, potato, egg, hair, aluminium products, plastic goods etc.

 

  1. Bibirbazar Land Port

Bangladesh side: Sadar Upazila, Comilla

Indian side: Srimantapur, Sunamura, Agartala, Tripura

Operator (on BOT basis): Shefferd Comilla Land Port Ltd.

Date of operation:  April 23, 2009

Date of signing

Concession Agreement : October 09, 2005

Commercial Operation

Date (COD): August 29, 2010

Royalty from operator: Fixed: Tk. 6.65 lakh/per annum (from 3rd anniversary of COD)

Variable: 15.01% of gross revenue income

Storage capacity: 500 MT

Land area: 10.00 Acre

Infrastructure: Warehouse-1, Open stack yard-1, Administrative building, Barrack house, Lighting, labour shed, boundary wall etc.

Handling capacity:  0.5 mln MT (manual-yearly)

Goods handled: Import – nil (2011-2012)

Export –125,000 MT (2011-2012)

SOP: Under the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) signed between two countries, loaded trucks of both the countries are allowed to unload goods crossing the zero line.

Principal imports: Spices, sanitary ware, leather, machinery, fabric, fruit etc.

Principal exports:  Crashed stone, cement, drinks, PVC, furniture, knit fabrics, plastic door, ceramic tiles, cotton sharee, plastic goods etc.

  1. Birol Land Port

Bangladesh side: Birol, Dinajpur

Indian side: Radhikapur (Goura), West Bengal

Operator (on BOT basis): Birol Land Port Ltd.

Date of signing of Concession Agreement with the Operator: October 22, 2006

Land area: 17.54 Acre

Date of land handed over: October 22, 2006

Royalty from operator:  Fixed: Tk. 5.00 lakh/per annum (from 3rd anniversary of COD)

Variable: 7.77% of gross revenue income

Infrastructure: No infrastructure

Present status: Port development activities yet to be started by the port operator as there is no railway and road communication facilities. About 3.5 km road link is needed to be constructed for functioning of the land port.

  1. Bhomra Land Port

Bangladesh side: Sadar Upazila, Satkhira

Indian side: Gojadanga, 24-Parganas, West Bengal

Operator: Bangladesh Land Port Authority

Date of operation: yet to start

Total land area: 15.7298 Acre

Infrastructure: The development works of the port are going on in full swing under a development project costing Tk. 190.00 million which is expected to be completed by June, 2013.

Current status: Presently imports and exports are done through Land Customs Station (LCS) on transshipment basis. The authority is very much optimistic about the port operation after development activities.

  1. Nakugaon Land Port

Bangladesh side: Nalitabari, Sherpur

Indian side: Dalu, Barangapara, Meghalaya

Operator: Bangladesh Land Port Authority

Date of operation: yet to start

Land area:  13.46 Acre

Infrastructure: The development works of the port are going on in full swing under a development project costing Tk. 156.8 million which is expected to be completed by June, 2013.

Current status: Presently imports and exports are done through Land Customs Station (LCS) on transshipment basis. The authority is very much optimistic about port operation after development activities of the port.

  1. Tamabil Land Port

 Bangladesh side: Gowinghat, Sylhet

Indian side: Dauki, Shillong, Meghalaya

Operator: Bangladesh Land Port Authority

Date of operation: yet to start

Land area: 14.72 Acre

 Infrastructure: There is no infrastructure as the port authority has taken possession of the land recently after a long legal battle, with the land owners. A development project is underway to construct necessary infrastructure to make the port operational.

Current status: Presently imports and exports are done through Land Customs Station (LCS) on transshipment basis.

  1. Darshana Land Port

 Bangladesh side: Damurhuda, Chuadanga

Indian side: Gede, Krishnanagar, West Bengal

Operator:  Bangladesh Land Port Authority

Date of operation:  yet to start

Infrastructure: No infrastructure. Step has not been taken to develop infrastructure as there is no road link with the port. It seems that it is not feasible to make it operational. A waiting for a final decision.

Current status: Presently the imports and exports are done through Land Customs Station (LCS) by railway.

  1. Belonia Land Port

Bangladesh side: Feni

Indian side: Belonia, Tripura

Operator: Bangladesh Land Port Authority

Land area: 7.42 Acre (acquisition is under process)

Date of operation: yet to start

Infrastructure: No infrastructure. Steps will be taken to develop infrastructure as soon as the possession of the land will be handed over to the port authority after necessary formalities as regard to acquisition.

 Current status:  Presently imports and exports are done through Land Customs Station.

  1. Gobrakura and Koroitali Land Port

 Bangladesh side: Haluaghat, Mymensingh

Indian side: Gachhuapara, Tura, Meghalaya

Operator: Bangladesh Land Port Authority

Land area: Gobrakura: 22.395 Acre (acquisition is under process)

Koroitali:     14.73 Acre

Date of operation:  yet to start

Infrastructure: No infrastructure. Steps will be taken to develop infrastructure as soon as the possession of the land is handed over to the port authority after necessary formalities as regard to acquisition.

Current status:  Presently the imports and exports are done through Land Customs Station.

  1. Ramgarh Land Port

Bangladesh side: Ramgarh, Khagrachhari

Indian side: Sabroom, Tripura

Operator: Bangladesh Land Port Authority

Land area: Acquisition of 10.24 Acres of land is under process

Date of operation:  yet to start

Infrastructure: No infrastructure. Steps will be taken to develop infrastructure as soon as the possession of the land will be handed over to the port authority after all necessary formalities as regard to acquisition.

Current status: The Indian authority yet to finalize the site for construction of bridge over the river Feni to connect Ramgarh Land Port. The Bangladesh authority is in close touch with the Indian authority in this matter.

  1. Sonahat Land Port

Bangladesh side: Bhurungamari, Kurigram

Indian side: Sonahat, Dhubri, Assam

Operator: Bangladesh Land Port Authority

Land area: Acquisition of 14.68 Acres of land is under process

Date of operation: yet to start

Infrastructure: No infrastructure. Steps will be taken to develop infrastructure as soon as the possession of the land will be handed over to the port authority after all necessary formalities as regard to acquisition.

Current status: The LC station has just been declared as land port on October 25, 2012. The import and export activities have been halted by the Customs authority since long. Step is taken to lift the ban on import and export through this port.

  1. Tegamukh Land Customs Station

Bangladesh side: Barkal, Rangamati

Indian side:  Demagri, Mizoram

Current status: The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has declared it as LC station through a notification of 11 June, 2009. But declaration has been made without vetting of Legislative Division. Now, as per suggestion, the post facto vetting from Legislative Division is under process. As soon as the SRO is notified followed by vetting, Bangladesh Land Port Authority will move for declaring the same as land port and take necessary steps to acquire land and development project for constructing infrastructure facilities with a view to start operation of the port.

  1. Chilahati Land Customs Station

Bangladesh side: Chilahati, Domar, Nilphamari

Indian side:  Holdibari, Cooch Behar, West Bengal

Current status:  The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has declared it as LC station through a notification of 11 June, 2009. But such declaration has been made without vetting of Legislative Division. Now, the post facto vetting from Legislative Division is under process. As soon as the is notified followed by vetting,, Bangladesh Land Port Authority will move for declaring the same as land port and take necessary steps to acquire land and development project for constructing infrastructure facilities with a view to start operation of the port.

  1. Jibonnagar Land Customs Station

Bangladesh side: Daulatganj, Jibonnagar, Chuadanga

Indian side: Mazdia, Nadia

Current status: Presently there is no Land Customs Station (LCS) at this point NBR has been requested to check the feasibility of opening LCS at Jibonnagar. If NBR agrees to open LCS at this point and issue SRO to this effect, BLPA will go ahead to declare the same as land port and take steps to acquire land and development project for constructing infrastructure facilities with a view to start operation of the port.

  1. Mujibnagar Land Customs Station

Bangladesh side: Mujibnagar, Meherpur

Indian side: Hridoypur, Chapra, Nadia, West Bengal

Current status: The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has declared it (erstwhile Baidyanathtala) as LC station through a notification of 11 June, 2009. But the LC Station could not start its operation due to ban on import and export of some specific goods through this gateway by NBR. However, NBR has been requested recently to lift the said ban and take up the matter with the Indian side to establish LC Station at their side. BLPA will go ahead to declare the same as land port and take steps to acquire land and development project for constructing infrastructure facilities with a view to start operation as a full fledged port.

  1. Pragpur Land Customs Station

Bangladesh side: Daulatpur, Kushtia

Indian side: Shikarpur, Karimpur, South Dinajpur

Current status: Presently there is no Land Customs Station (LCS) at this point NBR has been requested to check the feasibility of opening LCS at Pragpur. If NBR agrees to open LCS at this point and issue SRO to this effect, BLPA will go ahead to declare the same as land port and take steps to acquire land and development project for constructing infrastructure facilities with a view to start operation of the port.

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