Chittagong, Bangladesh

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Located in Southeastern Bangladesh, Port Chittagong is one of the most important ports and financial centers in the country. The port is known as one of the largest natural harbors in the east, and is located on the Karnaphuli River in the Bengal Region, allowing for convenient and efficient import and export. In addition, the Port of Chittagong is the largest international port on the Bay of Bengal, and is the home to the largest base of the navy of Bangladesh.

Popular cargo imported into Bangladesh through Port Chittagong includes construction equipment from Kobelco, Komatsu, Caterpillar, and Hitachi among other brands, automobiles, and personal effects via containers.

 

Some notable features for the port of Chittagong, Bangladesh include:

  • Port Chittagong has been in operation for trade since the 4th Century BC, making it an old and historically impressive location.
  • The Port is the busiest seaport in the Bay of Bengal, and the 71st busiest port in the world.
  • Port Chittagong handles 90% of Bangladesh’s trade, and is used for transshipment by surrounding countries such as Bhutan, India, and Nepal.
  • The port has five large container terminals to handle its large volume of cargo.

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