An FTA and smooth transport system will benefit Bangladesh-India in regional trade: WB report

A recent World Bank report, titled ‘Connecting to Thrive: Challenges and Opportunities of Transport Integration in Eastern South Asia’, discussed the Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal...

The UN report revealed each Bangladeshi wastes 65 kg food per year

As of 4th March (Thursday), a study, entitled "Food Waste Index Report 2021" by the UN revealed that a Bangladeshi wastes 65kg...

WB report: lower-income countries cut down education budget in post-Covid situation

In a recent World Bank report, the current levels of required government spending to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in low...

Digital workforce share in Bangladesh declined due to pandemic: ILO

According to a latest report conducted by International Labour Organisation (ILO), the Covid-19 outbreak has affected the supply of web-based workers from...

Bangladesh dropped by 12 notches in the Global E-commerce Index

Bangladesh slipped 12 notches to 115th position in the UNCTAD's Business-to-Consumer (B2C) E-commerce Index-2020 despite a significant boom in online business in...

Bangladesh ranks 84th in Entrepreneurship Index 2021

CEOworld, the New York-based magazine on January 3, 2021 released the ranking list of economies across the world in terms of Entrepreneurship...

Two local pharma companies & one leather company make the list of ‘Forbes’ best...

Three Bangladeshi companies have been included in Forbes' list of 200 companies in Asia and the Pacific region for gaining revenue under...

BD moves 13 places up in Global Hunger Index, performing better than India &...

Bangladesh has advanced 13 places to rank 75th position out of 107 qualifying countries on the latest Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2020,...

Bangladesh scored lowest in South Asia in the open budget index 2019

In the open Budget Index (OBI) 2019, Bangladesh's score was 36 which was 41 in 2017 and 56 in 2015. Hence, Bangladesh...

Bangladesh slips four notches in UN E-Government Development Index

Bangladesh has slipped four notches down to 119th position in the UN E-Government Development Index (EGDI) that measures the position of a...

IFC finds Bangladesh among top three Asian countries prioritizing green financing

A new report by the IFC-facilitated Sustainable Banking Network (SBN) shows Bangladesh, Mongolia and Nepal have identified green finance as a top...

Access to finance & Corruption remain key barriers for private sector: IFC

More than 24 per cent of the Bangladeshi firms identified access to finance as the most difficult challenge they faced in 2019...

47% young women of Bangladesh is out of job, education and training: ILO Report

The gender gap in neither employed nor in education or training (NEET) rate is much higher in countries like Bangladesh, according to...

Capital flight via trade mis-invoicing from BD is 18% of int’l trade: GFI

Bangladesh lost a staggering $7.53 billion on an average between 2008 and 2017 to trade mis-invoicing during its foreign commerce with its...

Bangladesh worst among four South Asian nations in logistics support

Published by: The Business Standard, February 12, 2020 Bangladesh has emerged as the worst performer in providing logistics support...

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Bank Asia has re-elected A Rouf Chowdhury as chairman of Bank Asia at the 453rd meeting of its Board of Directors.

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Gazi Golam Ashria has been elected as the chairman of the board of directors of Jamuna Bank Limited for a timeframe of...

Stocks continue to struggle as profit booking goes on

Stocks closed lower on May 3 (Monday) as the profit-booking tendency continues to prevail among the investors after the 3-day streak of...

After 7 years of its launch, the number of agent banking accounts reach the...

The amount of accounts in agent banking in the nation reached the 1 crore mark in January 2021, after 7 years of...

Govt plans utilizing a large amount of aid for development projects

The government plans to utilize foreign aid worth Tk 88,024 crore for development projects in the next fiscal year. The amount is...

Uttara Group managing director to be felicitated by Japan

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Sea levels rising induced coastal migration could affect 1.3 million Bangladeshis by 2050: study

A recent study published by the American Geophysical Union – an international scientific group apprehended that there could be a triggered wave...

Credit growth of the private sector declines again in March

The credit growth of the private sector has returned to the downward trend in March after a slight recovery in April as...