Refayet Ullah Mirdha | The Daily Star
  • Refayet Ullah Mirdha

  • US-China trade war brings cheer to cotton importers

    Bangladesh is likely to benefit in cotton purchase thanks to the 25 percent retaliatory duty on import slapped by China on US goods and commodities -- including the cotton.
  • India brings hope to garment exporters

    Garment shipments to India, a country with a $50 billion apparel market, more than doubled in the first 11 months of the fiscal year -- in a promising development for Bangladesh's manufacturers.
  • 40pc factories yet to pay workers

    Nearly 40 percent of the garment factories, most of which are small and not members of any trade bodies like the BGMEA or the
  • Apparel exports to US rebound

    Garment exports to the US grew 2.90 percent year-on-year to $1.87 billion in the first four months of the year as Bangladeshi
  • Raising revenue an uphill battle: businesses

    Chamber and trade body leaders yesterday said the government would struggle to generate higher revenue in the course of implementing the budget in the election year.