Mohammad Suman

Fake refrigerants seized at Ctg port

Chattogram Customs House confiscated 62,000 suspected substandard refrigerant gas-filled cylinders at the port.

1w ago

NBR tightens ambulance import rules

As per the new rules, Noah can no longer be imported as an ambulance from the current fiscal year as its passenger cabin does not meet the length requirement, according to an NBR official.

1w ago

Duty benefit for washing machines, refrigerators likely to stay

For air conditioner and refrigerator manufacturing industries, the government plans to extend the existing facility to June 2026, according to the finance ministry.

2w ago

A councillor and his illicit tobacco trade

A significant share of Bangladesh’s illegal cigarette market is controlled by two companies where Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) Councillor Abdus Sabur Liton and his brother have the majority stakes, an investigation by The Daily Star has found.

2w ago

Power producers may lose zero-duty benefit

Power generation companies, including rental ones, may see an end to a zero-duty benefit on their import of machinery, equipment and spare parts from next fiscal year as the government moves towards generating more revenue curtailing the practice of handing out tax exemptions.

1m ago

Investors in hi-tech parks, EZs may lose tax benefits

Investors in the economic zones and hi-tech parks in Bangladesh may see an end to the zero-duty benefit on imports of capital machinery, components and construction materials next fiscal year.

1m ago

From mobile users to metro commuters, Bangladeshis to face more tax

Mobile phone calls and metro rail commutes among other daily activities may cost more in the next fiscal year as the government looks to increase taxes to boost its revenue collections.

1m ago

MPs may lose duty waiver for car imports

The National Board of Revenue seeks to impose 25 percent import duty on cars for lawmakers, reversing a practice of tax exemptions that amounted to Tk 5,147 crore over the last 15 years.

1m ago
June 14, 2024
June 14, 2024

Fake refrigerants seized at Ctg port

Chattogram Customs House confiscated 62,000 suspected substandard refrigerant gas-filled cylinders at the port.

June 10, 2024
June 10, 2024

NBR tightens ambulance import rules

As per the new rules, Noah can no longer be imported as an ambulance from the current fiscal year as its passenger cabin does not meet the length requirement, according to an NBR official.

June 5, 2024
June 5, 2024

Duty benefit for washing machines, refrigerators likely to stay

For air conditioner and refrigerator manufacturing industries, the government plans to extend the existing facility to June 2026, according to the finance ministry.

June 1, 2024
June 1, 2024

A councillor and his illicit tobacco trade

A significant share of Bangladesh’s illegal cigarette market is controlled by two companies where Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) Councillor Abdus Sabur Liton and his brother have the majority stakes, an investigation by The Daily Star has found.

May 17, 2024
May 17, 2024

Power producers may lose zero-duty benefit

Power generation companies, including rental ones, may see an end to a zero-duty benefit on their import of machinery, equipment and spare parts from next fiscal year as the government moves towards generating more revenue curtailing the practice of handing out tax exemptions.

May 16, 2024
May 16, 2024

Investors in hi-tech parks, EZs may lose tax benefits

Investors in the economic zones and hi-tech parks in Bangladesh may see an end to the zero-duty benefit on imports of capital machinery, components and construction materials next fiscal year.

May 15, 2024
May 15, 2024

From mobile users to metro commuters, Bangladeshis to face more tax

Mobile phone calls and metro rail commutes among other daily activities may cost more in the next fiscal year as the government looks to increase taxes to boost its revenue collections.

May 14, 2024
May 14, 2024

MPs may lose duty waiver for car imports

The National Board of Revenue seeks to impose 25 percent import duty on cars for lawmakers, reversing a practice of tax exemptions that amounted to Tk 5,147 crore over the last 15 years.

May 7, 2024
May 7, 2024

Goods worth Tk 16k imported at Tk 2.63 crore

State-run Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd (PGCBL) imported 68 kilograms of tower bolts, nuts and washers from India for a whopping $2,39,695 or Tk 2.63 crore, which is 1,619 times the contract value.

April 28, 2024
April 28, 2024

Under-invoicing by importers crowding out country's lone sandpaper maker

Bangladesh’s first and only sandpaper plant is struggling to expand its footprint owing to unhealthy competition from importers, who are allegedly under-invoicing prices of the abrasive paper.

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