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U.S. Relationship

Dhaka Bangladesh
Dhaka Bangladesh

U.S.-Bangladesh Relations

The United States and Bangladesh cooperate closely on a range of issues, including economics, security, governance, and development.  U.S.-Bangladesh ties go beyond the government-to-government level: our people-to-people and commercial relationships complement and expand upon the work of our officials.  At our last annual partnership dialogue with Bangladesh in June 2019, our two governments reaffirmed their enduring partnership, highlighting close cooperation
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Bilateral Economic Relations

Bangladesh has achieved decades of impressive economic growth, with expectations of 2019 breaking eight percent annual GDP growth. The United States is proud to be a partner in Bangladesh’s development success.
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U.S. Assistance to Bangladesh

The United States has invested billions of dollars to improve the lives of Bangladeshis and Bangladesh is the largest recipient of U.S. assistance in Asia outside of Afghanistan and Pakistan. U.S. assistance fosters engagement with the Government of Bangladesh – helping to grow more food, build more roads, and train more skilled teachers, health care providers, and soldiers.

Integrated Country Strategies

The Integrated Country Strategy is the four-year strategy articulating U.S. priorities in a given country. The Chief of Mission leads the strategy.

Investment Climate Statements

The Investment Climate Statements analyze a variety of economies that are or could be markets for U.S. businesses and provide information on the business climates.

Fiscal Transparency Report

The Fiscal Transparency Report analyzes government transparency and identifies needed changes to improve public spending accountability.

COVID-19 vaccine deliveries.

COVID-19 Vaccine Deliveries

Since June, 2021 the United States has donated 114,570,820 safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine doses with the people of Bangladesh. This includes 108,391,010 Pfizer, 5,500,060 Moderna, and 679,750 J&J doses. Of the 114,570,820 vaccine doses, 100% were donated in partnership with COVAX.

The United States is committed to leading an international and coordinated effort to accelerate access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines to meet global needs. The United States is working with other governments and partners including COVAX, Caricom, and the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) to protect communities from COVID-19 and apply lessons from this pandemic to enhance health security now and in the future.

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