Jagaran Chakma | The Daily Star
  • Jagaran Chakma

  • Steel manufacturers aggrieved about cold shoulder

    The country’s steel manufacturers will likely find it increasingly difficult to recover from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic as the government did not include their demands in the budget for fiscal 2020-21, said the Bangladesh Steel Manufacturers Association.
  • Foreign firms’ finished steel product imports must be taxed

    Local steel building makers yesterday urged the government to impose a duty on the import of finished steel products by foreign companies to safeguard the domestic industry.
  • Cement makers lament over unmet demands

    Cement manufacturers are frustrated over their demands being left unaddressed in the proposed budget, from which they had hoped to avail some assistance to cope with losses incurred for the pandemic.
  • Debt burden gets heavier

    Bangladesh is gradually being weighed down by foreign loans, understandable through the budgetary allocation for external debt repayment, which would fester in the upcoming fiscal year and undermine efforts to revive the economy bogged down by the novel coronavirus.
  • Bailout package bottleneck still a concern

    Trade body and business chamber leaders said the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is largely dependent on prompt implementation of the stimulus package.