Following overlaps in MFI membership, the paper looks into early phase of MFI competition in Bangladesh.
Microfinance (MF) industry in Bangladesh has been the subject of study in numerous researches. This is another in the milieu, with a primary focus on the nature of competition between various agents in the MF industry. Due to enormous diversity in perceptions on an ever-changing phenomenon, the subject of study presents one with interesting challenges. The immediate purpose however is to provide inputs to the Local Consultative Group for Microfinance in Bangladesh, who is in the process of formulating future donor strategy for the sector.509