Bicycle exports seems one of the next potential industries

Social distancing being the prime concern as a means of social awareness amid the pandemic, many people are preferring to use bicycles...

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...

5,000 trucks to enter Bangladesh via Benapole land port

Around 5,000 trucks loaded with goods are waiting to cross India’s Petrapole land port to enter Bangladesh via Benapole land port. The...

Export of electronic products accelerates

Bangladesh has been witnessing accelerating prowess in the technology sector. Exports of electronic goods increased by 42.91 per cent year-on-year to $41.93...

Bangladesh can export edible oil to India: Indian High Commissioner

On 23rd February (Monday), Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram K Doraiswami talked regarding Indian investment in Bangladesh while paying a courtesy...

Govt. appointed EPB to issue health certificate for export goods

The Ministry of Commerce has recently appointed the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) to issue certification with ‘fit for human consumption’ declarations for...

Private enterprise seeks permission to export 1,000 tonnes of snails

The Save and Safety International, a private enterprise, has asked for the government's permission to export 1,000 tonnes of live snails to...

Bangladesh to ink deal on its first currency swap with Russia

Bangladesh is going to enter into a bilateral swap agreement with the Central Bank of Russia so that it can strengthen its...

Bangladesh aims ship export target at $4 bn by 2025

The Bangladesh government has set an export target of $4 billion for the country's shipbuilding industry by 2025. The cabinet has recently...

Import payment shows downtrend in the H1 of FY2021

During the period July-December of the current FY 2020-21, import LC (Letter of Credit) opening decreased by 1.43 per cent while LC...

Tk1,000cr refinancing scheme for exporters to upgrade technology

Bangladesh Bank on January 17, formed a Tk10 billion fund to offer loans at cheaper costs to the export-oriented industries so that...

Bangladesh nullifies negotiation plan on FTA with USA

The government has recently dropped a plan to propose the US for signing a free trade area (FTA) deal considering its lack...

Exports fall slightly in July-Dec but fall heavily by 14.57pc in 2020

The country’s export earnings in 2020 fell by 14.57 per cent to $33.60 billion from $39.33 billion in the previous year due...

Ship arrivals at Ctg Port dropped by 2% in 2020

The arrival of number of ships docking at Chattogram Port in 2020 dropped by 2 per cent compared to 2019 amid the...

Apparel exporters demand for relaxation of HS code rule, term that ‘unnecessary’

Apparel sector leaders demanded for the withdrawal of mandatory inclusion of harmonised system (HS) codes in the bond licence while getting imported...

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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...