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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Southeast Bank is the most profitable and efficient lender in Bangladesh followed by Bank Asia while Dutch-Bangla Bank is the least, according to an analysis of different banks’ cost-to-income ratio.
Negative country images and lack of laboratory facilities for checking standards are two major challenges for Bangladeshi food companies to enter global markets.
Consumers are on a big and broad journey of discovery, moving out of their comfort zones to explore bolder flavours and multi-sensory food experiences, according to Innova Market Insights, a global knowledge leader in the food and beverage industry.