Bangladesh-China Iron and Steel International Capacity Cooperation Demonstrative Zone

  • Coal-fired Power Plant;
  • Transfer Platform in deep sea and Private Jetty;
  • Device and Machine Manufacture;
  • Logistics and Distributions;
  • Cement and Building Materials;
  • Steel Structure Fabrication.

Bangladesh-China Iron and Steel International Capacity Cooperation Demonstrative Zone


A MoU has been signed on 29th November, 2017 between Yunnan Yongle Overseas Investment Co. Ltd. (subsidiary of Kunming Iron & Steel Holding Company Ltd./KISC) and Star Infrastructure Development Consortium Limited, Bangladesh for setting up an Integrated Steel Plant in Bangladesh. The Primary objective of the JV Company will be to invest and establish the “Demonstrative Zone” and to set up, own & operate jointly the Steel & Iron Production Plants, Captive Power Plant, and logistics including the deep-sea transfer platform, seaport and jetty through mutual cooperation between the parties in order, among others, to promote international capacity cooperation, explore and realize the development goal, create job opportunities, decrease import of steel in Bangladesh; and improve production technologies by investing the largest FDI about USD 2.3 billion in Bangladesh by Kunming Iron and Steel Holding Company. Yongle intends to invest and establish a Bangladesh-China Iron and Steel International Capacity Cooperation Demonstrative Zone Project in Bangladesh and a 2-million-ton per year integrated iron and steel production. Star Consortium, Bangladesh (combination of leading 17 largest business group of Bangladesh), will work as local partner of KISC. The Project is the Industrial Demonstrative Zone will include but not limited to the following:

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Industrial Demonstrative Zone :

  • 2-million-ton per year integrated iron and steel plant, including the material yard, sintering plant, blast furnace, steel converter, continuous casting for slabs and billets, hot-rolled coil production line, long products production line, coking plant and public utilities;
  • Coal-fired Power Plant;
  • Transfer Platform in deep sea and Private Jetty;
  • Device and Machine Manufacture;
  • Logistics and Distributions;
  • Cement and Building Materials;
  • Steel Structure Fabrication.