Sajjadur Rahman | The Daily Star
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  • New ceramics factories in Bangladesh

    15 new factories to create 1 lakh jobs

    When some industries are struggling with liquidity crisis and high lending rates, the ceramics sector has been getting five new factories on an average every year since 2017, industry players said.
  • Fund diversion fuelled non-performing loans

    Diversion of funds by borrowers is the major reason for the higher non-performing loans in Bangladesh, according to Anis A Khan, a career banker who retired a few days ago after serving the industry for nearly four decades.
  • Why design is a crucial element for the ceramics industry

    Those days are gone when businessmen had to rely on foreign products for designing their items. Now most of the factories have their own design and product development team which brings out four to six new products – from plates, cups, mugs to cutlery and dinner sets – every year.
  • Bangladesh’s untapped potential in export of ceramics

    Ceramic tiles, tableware and sanitary ware have become an integral part of today’s life. It makes a world of a difference to the look and characteristics of a structure’s interiors and exteriors.
  • Summit to invest $5b in infrastructure in 5 years

    Summit Group will invest $5 billion in various projects in Bangladesh in the next five years to meet the country’s growing appetite for infrastructure.