3h ago| Economy

Coordination key to achieving implementation target

Like always, investors and experts apprehend that there will be challenges in implementing the new industrial policy to achieve maximum benefits due to a lack of ownership and coordination among line ministries and various stakeholders.

3h ago| Economy

Highest bids range from Tk 2.5 lakh to Tk 50 lakh

Custom House Chattogram has auctioned off 78 luxury cars whose brands included that of BMW, Land Rover, Mitsubishi, Mercedes and Lexus and which attracted individual bids of a maximum of Tk 2.5 lakh to Tk 50.5 lakh. 

3h ago| Economy

Soybean oil: Refiners’ price cuts taking effect in retails

Refiners in Bangladesh have cut the price of soybean oil and the new rates have started to take effect in the kitchen markets of Dhaka.

1d ago| Opinion

​​​​​​​How do rising incomes impact carbon emissions?

The transport sector currently accounts for a quarter of energy-related carbon emissions globally. It also ranks among the fastest-growing sources of such emissions.

1d ago| Economy

4IR, e-sports and Bangladesh

Rapidly adapting to changes driven by industrial revolutions is what allows a nation to earn its rightful place in the world. The Third Industrial Revolution marked the beginning of the digital age and globalisation, inadvertently creating what we now call ‘pop culture’, allowing technologies to become the definitive vehicle of entertainment around the world. 

1d ago| Economy

Small fish with big potential

The Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI) has conserved and improved 37 domesticated varieties of freshwater fish over the past 30 years, bringing hopes that endangered breeds can be preserved to satisfy both local and global demand.

October 6, 2022
October 6, 2022

Coordination key to achieving implementation target

Like always, investors and experts apprehend that there will be challenges in implementing the new industrial policy to achieve maximum benefits due to a lack of ownership and coordination among line ministries and various stakeholders.

October 6, 2022
October 6, 2022

Highest bids range from Tk 2.5 lakh to Tk 50 lakh

Custom House Chattogram has auctioned off 78 luxury cars whose brands included that of BMW, Land Rover, Mitsubishi, Mercedes and Lexus and which attracted individual bids of a maximum of Tk 2.5 lakh to Tk 50.5 lakh. 

October 6, 2022
October 6, 2022

Soybean oil: Refiners’ price cuts taking effect in retails

Refiners in Bangladesh have cut the price of soybean oil and the new rates have started to take effect in the kitchen markets of Dhaka.

October 6, 2022
October 6, 2022

Roaring dollar hits local producers

Bangladesh’s entire business sector, particularly the producers focused on the domestic market, is facing troubles due to an unprecedented hike in the US dollar price as their cost of production has witnessed a sharp spike. 

October 6, 2022
October 6, 2022

Exporters expand capacity to make technical garments

Local garment manufacturers are pumping money to expand their capacity to produce technical garment items such as activewear and workwear since their demand is rising in the western markets. 

October 6, 2022
October 6, 2022

Bengal Commercial Bank, Babuland sign deal

Bengal Commercial Bank and Babuland recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on a discount offer for its customers.  

October 6, 2022
October 6, 2022

Mezzan, a restaurant chain, thrives on Ctg cuisine

Mezban, a social festival of the southeast division of Chattogram, is appealing not only to residents of the region, but also to people from other parts of the country.

October 6, 2022
October 6, 2022

BGMEA demands cut in diesel price

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) recently demanded that the government reduce the price of diesel as the cost of doing business has increased substantially in the face of a hike in fuel oil rates and continued load-shedding.

October 6, 2022
October 6, 2022

Wheat flour price soars to record high

Bangladeshi consumers are paying the highest ever prices to buy wheat flour as supply and private stocks of the grain slumped in the domestic market in the wake of a dip in imports since the beginning of the Russia-Ukraine war.

October 5, 2022
October 5, 2022

Inflation 9.5% in August, highest in 12 years: BBS

Bangladesh witnessed a record 9.5 percent inflation in August, the highest in 12 years, due to adverse effects of fuel price hike, said Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).