Bangladesh - Country Commercial Guide
Temporary Entry

Discusses requirements for products entering the country/economy temporarily. Includes information on warranty and non-warranty items shipped for repairs.

Last published date: 2021-09-17

Agents and representatives of foreign manufacturers are allowed to import machinery and equipment from their principals for purposes of demonstration or exhibition subject to the following conditions:

  • The goods brought into Bangladesh will be re-exported within a period of one year.
  • The importer executes a bond and furnishes a bank guarantee of understanding or a legal instrument to the satisfaction of Customs at the time of clearance indicating the goods will be re-exported in a timely manner.
  • If the goods include any banned or restricted items, prior permission is required from the CCI&E.

Equipment or machinery imported on a temporary basis may be exempt from duty if the importer obtains an import/export permit.