Sukanta Halder

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

Ship export sinks

Bangladesh emerged as a shipbuilding nation in 2008 when it exported its first ocean-going vessel to a Danish company and suddenly there were talks about the sector’s immense potential and the...

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Salt production hits 61-year high

Salt production reached a 61-year high this fiscal year thanks to the conducive environment, allowing farmers to eye more profit amid good market prices.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

Soybean oil: Many stores still face supply crunch

After the new prices came into effect, edible oil companies started supplying bottled, loose soybean and palm oil through distributors from Saturday.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Eid boosts battered tourism: Hotels doing brisk business

Hotels and resorts in tourist destinations across Bangladesh are enjoying brisk business thanks to the long holiday afforded by most industries in the current festival season centring Eid-ul-Fitr...

May 6, 2022
May 6, 2022

Record hike in soybean oil prices

Edible oil prices see the biggest increase in Bangladesh’s history as the government moves to put an end to the unprecedented crunch of the essential cooking item.

May 1, 2022
May 1, 2022

Edible oil crunch: Taking shine off Eid for many

A banker in Naogaon did not find soybean oil in the local market. A woman in Natore was lucky to score a one-litre bottle for an unusually higher price. A private firm employee in Chattogram...

April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022

AC top-selling home appliance this Eid

Air conditioner is the top-selling home appliance in Bangladesh this Eid-ul-Fitr as consumers look to beat rising temperatures.

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

Indonesia’s export ban: Edible oil supply crunch has begun

Indonesia’s abrupt announcement of a palm oil export ban from tomorrow has sent refiners in Bangladesh into zealous rationing, choking the availability of cooking oil at the retail level at a time...

April 24, 2022
April 24, 2022

Edible oil market turns more volatile

The edible oil market has become more volatile after wholesalers and millers cut supplies in anticipation of increased prices of the essential cooking ingredient in the wake of the export ban by...

April 20, 2022
April 20, 2022

Businesses bashed by New Market brawl

Businesses based in Dhaka’s New Market area had to close down for most of yesterday due to a clash between students and traders, leaving them to face huge losses just one-and-a-half weeks ahead of...