Grafts, lack of judicial support hold back UK investment

Contract enforcement is very difficult in the country as there are a lot of cases pending with the courts, causing British companies to suffer when their counterparts violate contracts.” says British High Commissioner in Dhaka Robert Chatterton Dickson at a lecture on “Importance of International Trade” at The University of Dhaka.

In other countries, designated courts were in place for hearing international trade related disputes, he said, adding, “If Bangladesh cannot build such a system in a couple of years, tapping foreign direct investment will be tough as there are other attractive investment destinations in the world.”

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