Six SMEs started trading in Dhaka Stock Exchange on Thursday under special platform at the country’s premier bourse.
The companies are Oryza Agro Industries, Master Feed Agro Tech, Apex Weaving and Finishing Mills, Wonderland Toys, Himadri Limited and Bengal Biscuits.
SME Foundation chairperson Prof Masudur Rahman was the special guest of the event.
Each of the small ventures can raise maximum Tk 300 million from the bourse, according to strategic agreement signed between DSE and SME Foundation recently.
Presided over by DSE chairman Eunusur Rahman, managing director Tarique Amin Bhuiyan made address of welcome in the meeting.
Bsec commissioner Mizanur Rahman claimed the size of country’s economy has widened by almost 63 percent compared the volume a decade ago.
“The small businesses are contributing to the economy from the behind. Overall development of the country mostly depends on the transparency of the SMEs,” he said.