Office of Chief Controller of Imports and Exports

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Office of Chief Controller of Imports and Exports
Formation1950
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
WebsiteOffice of Chief Controller of Imports and Exports

Office of Chief Controller of Imports and Exports (আমদানি ও রপ্তানি প্রধান নিয়ন্ত্রকের দপ্তর) is a government regulatory department of Bangladesh concerning export and import and is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The department issues export and import certifications and advises the government on trade and tariff.[1][2][3]

History[edit]

Office of Chief Controller of Imports and Exports was founded on 19 April 1950 through the passage of the Import Export Control Act, 1950 in East Pakistan.[4] It is under the Ministry of Commerce.[5]

Corruption[edit]

In October 2015, Md Shahidul Haque, a high official of the Office of Chief Controller of Imports and Exports was suspended after videos of him taking bribes went viral on Social media in Bangladesh.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Function of the organization". ccie.gov.bd. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  2. ^ "কিছু সংস্কার করে উন্নতির আশা". প্রথম আলো (in Bengali). Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  3. ^ "লবণ আমদানির এলসি খোলায় নিষেধাজ্ঞা". bhorerkagoj.net. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  4. ^ "The Import Export act, 1950" (PDF). bdlaws.minlaw.gov.bd. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Govt speeds up oil, sugar efforts". The Daily Star. 3 January 2011. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Bribe-taking govt official Shahidul suspended". The Daily Star. 20 October 2015. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Bribe-taking govt official withdrawn". The Daily Star. 12 October 2015. Retrieved 25 June 2018.