Square Pharmaceuticals

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Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Traded as
Founded1958 (1958)
FounderSamson H. Chowdhury
Mohakhali, Dhaka
Area served
Asia, Africa, Europe, Central America, South America, Australia
Key people
Tapan Chowdhury
Number of employees
7390 (2016-17)
ParentSquare Group

Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is a pharmaceutical company in Bangladesh.[1] It was founded in 1958[2] by Samson H. Chowdhury along with three of his friends as a private firm. It went public in 1991 and is listed on the Dhaka Stock Exchange[3] and on the Chittagong Stock Exchange (ID of SPL: 13002)[4][5] Square Pharmaceutical started to export different antibiotics and medicine across the world from 1987. Now it exports its medicine to 36 countries of the world.[6]

In 2008 and 2009 it had the highest market share in the pharmaceutical industry of Bangladesh.[1][7]


  1. ^ a b "Pharma firms take to contract manufacturing". The Daily Star. 7 April 2008.
  2. ^ "History & Growth". Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  3. ^ "Display Company Information". Dsebd.org. 2012-09-25. Retrieved 2013-08-28.
  4. ^ http://www.csebd.com/cse/docs/selected30companies.html
  5. ^ http://www.csebd.com/cse/companyinfo/company_address.html
  6. ^ "About us". squarepharma.com.bd.
  7. ^ "Square Tops List of 10, Incepta second". The Financial Express. Dhaka. Archived from the original on 1 October 2011.

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