Imperial Chemical Industries, a British multinational established a Branch in the then East Pakistan which was converted into a company after liberation, named ICI Bangladesh Manufacturers Limited. In 1992 ICI divested its investment in Bangladesh to the Management, when its name was changed to Advanced Chemical Industries (ACI) Limited.
Advanced Chemical Industries (ACI) Limited, being one of the largest conglomerates in Bangladesh with a multinational heritage operates across the country through its four diversified strategic business units. ‘ACI Pharmaceuticals’ is dedicated to improve the health of the people of Bangladesh through introduction of innovative and reliable Pharmaceuticals products.
‘ACI Consumer Brands’ is adding value to the daily life of consumers through its Toiletries, Home Care, Hygiene, Electrical, Electronics, Mobile, Salt, Flour, Foods, Rice, Tea, Edible Oil, Paints and International Businesses. ‘ACI Agribusinesses’ is the largest integrator in Bangladesh in Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, Farm Mechanization, Infrastructure Development Services and Motorcycle. ‘ACI Retail Chain’ is the largest retail chain in Bangladesh operating through its 144 SHWAPNO outlets including 34 newly opened express outlets across the country by touching the lives of over 45,000 plus households each day. The Company contributed Taka 4,318 million to the National Exchequer during FY 2019-2020 in the form of corporate tax, custom duty and value added tax.