Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The current delivery, settlement and transfer procedures are handled manually and plagued by lengthy delays, risks of damage, loss, forgeries, duplication and considerable investment in time and capital. The establishment of a Central Depository Company would not only minimize these problems, but also assist in the development of the capital market. By having a central depository in place, the credibility of the country's Stock Exchange in the eyes of the prospective foreign investors is ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Borrower/Equity Investment Name
Project Number 34908-014
Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 7177
Approval Date 15 Aug 2002
Geographical Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
Sector Finance
Subsector Money and capital markets
Safeguard Categories Environment: C



Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Janette A. Hall
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Responsible ADB Department
Private Sector Operations Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Capital Markets and Financial Sectors Division

PDS Creation Date
26 Aug 2006

Last PDS Update
28 Aug 2006