About Akij Group

Akij Group is one of the largest Bangladeshi industrial conglomerates.[1] The industries under this conglomerate include textiles, tobacco, food & beverage, cement, ceramics, printing and packaging, pharmaceuticals, consumer products etc. In 2009,[2][3] Akij Group paid 390 million euros in tax, making it the biggest local tax-payer, contributing two per cent to this nation's entire budget. Akij also provides services in healthcare, information and communication technology. Its turnover in 2009 was 89 billion Taka.[4] In 2018, Akij sold their tobacco division to JTI for a sum of $1.47 billion. [5] It was the biggest ever single foreign direct investment in Bangladesh. [6]