An International Exhibition For Construction Materials, Method & Equipment



CEMS Bangladesh was greatly successful in the re-brand edition and thus CEMS-Bangladesh is launching its 28th edition under the re-branded name “Build Bangladesh International Expo 2023”, which is scheduled to be held from 7 – 9 December, 2023. “28th Build Bangladesh International Expo 2023” will be a premium exhibition showcasing of the Construction Materials, Method, Equipment, and Real Estate industry. It will reveal to the country, the rapid developments in the industry as well as new technology components. The neat layouts of the show provide many opportunities to the consumers of the housing to see the latest offerings in the market as well as to the business visitor to carry out networking in a highly enabled environment. The exhibition is therefore not only a networking ground but also a place to find business partners and strategic alliances for manufacturing, outsourcing, sub-contracting, design, and development as well as direct marketing. The name “Build Bangladesh” stands for Construction Materials, Method, Equipment, and Real Estate Exposition. For 27 years, this exposition has been providing a marketing platform with buyers and sellers, and also the Exposition will launch the public relation campaign as a part of our program which will give your company an added exposure, which by itself would have. The value of the economic activities of the sector in Bangladesh is estimated at BDT 737.17 billion for FY18. Meanwhile, the latest labor force survey showed that some 3.43 million workers are now employed in this sector. The construction sector is one of the 15 major sectors that contribute to the GDP in Bangladesh. Due to the rapid population growth, an influx of people from rural areas, and a growing middle class, new buildings are continuously erected and the construction sector has consequently been booming. GDP From Construction in Bangladesh increased to 7359.50 BDT Million in 2018 from 6695.10 BDT Million in 2017. GDP From Construction in Bangladesh averaged 4732.10 BDT Million from 2006 until 2018, reaching an all-time high of 7359.50 BDT Million in 2018 and a record low of 2982.50 BDT Million in 2006

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Why Participate in 28th Build Bangladesh International Expo 2023?

The World Bank estimates that Bangladesh must spend $7.4 billion to $10 billion a year to bring its power grids, roads, and water supplies up to the standard needed to serve its growing population.

The construction sector is playing an increasingly strong role in the economy amid continued urbanization and an array of large infrastructure projects undertaken by the government. It is one of the 15 major sectors that contribute to the gross domestic product (GDP).

On December 21, 2021, the World Bank approved $500 million to help Bangladesh expand and modernize the electricity distribution system and support the sustainable transformation of its electricity system.

According to our latest business environment rankings, Bangladesh is ranked 80th out of 81 countries on this metric, with a score of 2.3 out of 10 in 2016‑20.

Cement consumption grew 12 percent in 2018, way ahead of 8 percent to 10 percent average annual growth recorded in the last decade.

Infrastructure enhancements will underpin growth in Bangladesh. The Economist Intelligence Unit expects the completion of a raft of infrastructure projects to bolster the country’s economic prospects.

Power and Electricity consumption has increased in line with the rise in capacity. Domestic and industrial sectors are the key power demand drivers in the country.

We expect the physical infrastructure of the country to undergo major improvements in the coming years, and forecast its global ranking to improve to 70th in 2021‑25, on the back of an increase in the score to 4.5

Since the early 2010s a combination of greater political will to invest in infrastructure, rapid economic growth and the availability of funding have put a number of big-ticket projects on track.

Bangladesh is one of the fastest growing economies in South Asia with a progressive economy has grown at an annual rate of around 6%. The Government of Bangladesh now promise to achieve the status of a ‘middle-income country’ by 2021 and that of a ‘High Income Country’ by 2041.

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