Refayet Ullah Mirdha | The Daily Star
  • Refayet Ullah Mirdha

  • Glittering with golden fibre

    Designing saris with her mother was a childhood passion for Afsana Asif Shoma. That knack for creativity along with perseverance helped her into becoming the country's one of the most successful jute goods producers.
  • Many Savar tanneries still not ready

    Rawhide might face the same mismanagement as last year as many of the relocated tanneries at the industrial park in Savar are yet to resume operations.
  • Exports to China drop 27pc

    Bangladesh's exports to China—one of the most promising Asian markets—fell 26.79 percent year-on-year to $694.97 million in 2017-18.
  • Exports off to a good start

    Exports started fiscal 2018-19 on a bright note, fetching $3.58 billion in July, which is 19.73 percent more than a year earlier.
  • Cotton prices stable despite trade war

    The ongoing US-China trade war could not leave any negative impact on cotton prices, contrary to apprehensions that the increasing tariff measures would make the fibre costlier in international markets.