MRA will provide licenses to new MFIs

At present, 746 NGOs and MFIs (Micro Finance Institutions) are operating microcredit services across the country with MRA license. Now, the Microcredit...

Female Entrepreneurs: Stimulus Support Gone Well While National Industrial Policy Hardly Implemented

The target amount from the stimulus package to be disbursed among women entrepreneurs, was surpassed as the women entrepreneurs received 5.7 per...

Tax waivers on local products sought by the traders of Rangpur

For at least 5 years, the traders of Rangpur division have sought tax waivers for local products such as shataranji, earthenware and...

Trade bodies asked for the incorporation of tax holiday, special fund for freshers and...

On 4th march (Thursday), the Bangladesh Chamber of Industries (BCI) urged on incorporating a provision of tax holiday for the cottage, medium...

Bangladesh’s handicraft export remained stagnant over years

Despite the fact that the handicraft items are being popularized substantially worldwide, Bangladesh’s export volume of such items has remained almost sluggish...

Rangpur’s shatranji industry on the verge of extinction

Once potential shatranji industry in Rangpur is struggling to stay afloat as demand from home and abroad for the sitting mats made...

The Apparel SMEs fighting to survive amid the Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic downturn has brought the SME garment units to the worst slowdown ever as orders collapsed with the decreasing sales...

Young entrepreneurs seeing new hope for life because of Bangabandhu Youth Loan

Karmasangsthan Bank has disbursed loans without collateral to 41,613 youths at an 8 per cent interest rate. On the occasion of the...

Experts urging special financial support for female entrepreneurs

Covid-19 made an adverse impact on businesses due to economic slowdown. Most of the entrepreneurs have been forced to trim their businesses...

The govt should form specialised bank for small enterprises and slash corporate tax rate:...

The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) on January 23 (Saturday), requested the government to form a specialised bank or fund...

Govt approves two new stimulus packages of Tk2,700 crore

The government approved two new stimulus packages of Tk2,700 crore on January 17 (Sunday) to boost the cottage, small and medium enterprises...

SME Foundation to establish two business incubation centres

SME Foundation announced on January 16 (Saturday) about its plan to set up two Business Incubation Centres (BICs), one in Dhaka and...

Govt. to set up 10 light engineering parks in eight districts

The government mulls to establish 10 dedicated light engineering industrial parks in eight districts of the country to unlock the immense potential...

Deadline extended to execute CMSME stimulus package until March 31

The Bangladesh bank has further extended the deadline for execution of the stimulus package for the cottage, micro, small and medium enterprises...

IFAD to provide $18.07m for pandemic-hit microenterprises & smallholders of Bangladesh

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialised agency of the United Nations, will provide Bangladesh with an additional loan of...

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Bank Asia re-elects A Rouf Chowdhury as its chairman

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

Gazi Golam Ashria became the new chairman of Jamuna Bank

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

Chairman and managing director of Uttara Group, Matiur Rahman, is set to receive an award from Japan for his contribution in promoting...

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...