Shetu Corporation Limited is a leading Agrochemical (Crop care products) Company in Bangladesh, which was established in 1969. Since its inception Shetu involved with Agro Chemical business specializing in pesticides, micronutrients and fertilizers. Before privatization (1981) Shetu used to supply a substantial volume of pesticides like Fenitrothion, Malathion etc. and different primary fertilizers like MOP, DAP etc. to Government agencies like Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) and Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation (BADC). Shetu has wide international business alliances with reputed MNC and leading local agro chemical Companies of different countries of the world. Shetu has its own widespread marketing network throughout the country by which Shetu distributes wide range of product line up to retailers level and covers all the retail market of the country. At present Shetu has 12 regional offices and warehouses in different places of the country with adequate logistic support for marketing and distribution of Agrochemicals through out the country. A professional and experience Marketing team is engaged for implementing different marketing and sales strategies and policies for achieving target and growth and providing marketing services to customers (Agrochemical dealers and retailers). Our Product development and registration department involves with developing environment friendly products, which are potential for the Agriculture of Bangladesh. Currently above 200 personnel is working with Shetu.
Shetu management established M/S. Shetu Agro Industries Ltd. in 1989 a pesticide formulation plant situated at Gazipur, 30 KM from Dhaka Metropolitan City, where we formulate Granular and Liquid pesticides regularly. We also have well-equipped packaging facilities where we do small packing of Agrochemicals for distribution up to grass root level. Shetu Agro Industries Limited is an ISO 14001 certified Company.
Late Giasuddin Chowdhury was the founder of Shetu Corporation Ltd. He was a well-reputed, dynamic and successful business entrepreneur. He was the founder president of Chittagong Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Founder Chairman of Bangladesh General Insurance Co. Ltd. and Member of National Assembly (MNA). He died in the year 1993. Mr. Mahtabuddin Chowdhury (son of Late Giasuddin Chowdhury) the present Managing Director of Shetu Corporation Ltd. took over the charges of the Company as CEO in 1986. Apart from this Mr. Mahtabuddin Chowdhury is involved with Insurance and Securities & Stock trading business. He is the sponsor Director of Mercantile Insurance Company Ltd. and Member of Dhaka Stock Exchange Ltd.