2h ago| Business

BGMEA teams up with CNN to promote ‘Made in Bangladesh’

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) today teamed up with US-based CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) to promote ‘Made in Bangladesh’ by showcasing the nation’s...

3h ago| Business

Give priority to local firms for govt infrastructure projects: FBCCI

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) has urged the government to discourage foreign companies to take part in national infrastructure projects.

5h ago| Business

‘Bangladesh, an attractive destination for investors now’

Bangladesh has created an investment opportunity for the investors thanks to the country’s comparative wage, strategic geographical location, stable policies and exchange rate, a huge young...

22h ago| Banks

Responsible banking: new dimension of green banking

With the culmination of climate change and its adverse impact, we are all concerned about our habitat, economy, life-style and future generation.

22h ago| Global Economy

New Covid scare sparks rate rethink in markets

Risks of a new Covid hit to economic activity are clobbering expectations for rate hikes next year from the world’s major central banks, a potential setback for the dollar and other currencies...

22h ago| Investments

Investment summit begins today

The International Investment Summit, which begins today, will see a new Bangladesh, said Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment affairs adviser to the prime minister.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

BGMEA teams up with CNN to promote ‘Made in Bangladesh’

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) today teamed up with US-based CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) to promote ‘Made in Bangladesh’ by showcasing the nation’s...

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Give priority to local firms for govt infrastructure projects: FBCCI

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) has urged the government to discourage foreign companies to take part in national infrastructure projects.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

‘Bangladesh, an attractive destination for investors now’

Bangladesh has created an investment opportunity for the investors thanks to the country’s comparative wage, strategic geographical location, stable policies and exchange rate, a huge young...

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Another massive fall for stocks

The Dhaka stocks witnessed another massive fall today due to confidence crisis among the investors because of a recent disagreement between the stock market and banking regulators.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Stocks continue last week's falling trend

The Dhaka bourse continued previous week's falling trend and dropped today also.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

WTO postpones ministerial meeting after new variant outbreak

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has postponed the imminent Ministerial Conference after an outbreak of a particularly transmissible strain of Covid-19 led several governments to impose travel...

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Tourism’s share 3.02% in GDP

Tourism’s contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated at 3.02 per cent by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Credit card spending keeps growing as virus recedes

Spending through credit cards maintained an upward trend in September as people kept flocking to online sites in the tourism and hospitality sector as the coronavirus crisis continues to wane.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

NBFIs seek deferral of BB rules seeking to restore discipline

Non-bank financial institutions have demanded postponement of the application of a Bangladesh Bank guideline that is seeking to restore credit discipline in the fragile sector.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Profit growth signals strong economic rebound

Listed companies across almost all sectors saw their profits rise 8.6 per cent on average in the first quarter of the ongoing fiscal year, indicating that Bangladesh is making a strong economic...