Dwaipayan Barua

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

Ctg port container movement falls in October

Movement of import and export-laden containers through the Chattogram port in October was lower both year-on-year and compared to that in the previous two months, reflecting a gradual slowdown in foreign trade amidst global economic downtrends. 

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpa Nagar

The coast of Mirsharai, an upazila in the southeast division of Chattogram, wakes up in the morning to the sounds of under-construction factories, and machines of several newly-built plants on a vast part of the region.

October 30, 2022
October 30, 2022

Steel industry to heat up as new players joining race

Bangladesh’s steel industry is set to see the entry of a couple of large business houses while several existing steelworks are looking to expand their capacities in order to gain from the rising demand for the key construction material.

October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

BM Container depot resumes cargo handling

The privately-owned BM Container Depot yesterday resumed handling export cargoes, albeit on a limited scale, after receiving permission from the customs authority to handle only garment shipments for the next three months.

October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

Bangladesh’s steel factories less polluting

The steel manufacturing plants in Bangladesh are less polluting and the lowest carbon emitters compared to the largest producers globally, mainly for the melting process followed locally and the efficient consumption of energy and water, said a top industrialist.  

October 26, 2022
October 26, 2022

BM Depot gets go-ahead for RMG cargo handling

Privately owned BM Container Depot resumed handling export cargoes on a limited scale today after over four and a half months of the fatal explosion at the depot on June 4 that left 51 people dead.

October 17, 2022
October 17, 2022

Movement of containerised cargo drops at Ctg port

Import and export of containerised cargo through the country’s premier seaport in Chattogram fell in the first quarter of the current fiscal year compared to that last year, indicating a slowdown in foreign trade resulting from global economic downtrends. 

October 16, 2022
October 16, 2022

Revenue collection growth slows

The revenue collection growth decelerated to 12.63 per cent in Bangladesh in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, driven by the cost-of-living crisis at home and abroad, narrowing the fiscal space for the government, official figures showed.  

October 12, 2022
October 12, 2022

Freight forwarders seek bonded warehouses to handle export cargoes

The government should allow freight forwarders to set up and run bonded warehouse facilities with a view to handling export and import cargoes smoothly, said Bangladesh Freight Forwarders Association (BAFFA) Vice President Khairul Alam Suzan. 

October 12, 2022
October 12, 2022

FY23 growth for Bangladesh: IMF lowers forecast to 6pc

The International Monetary Fund has cut Bangladesh’s growth forecast to 6 percent for fiscal year 2022-2023.