August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

Ctg port advances three notches in Lloyd’s List of busiest container ports

Chattogram port has advanced three steps in a year to become world’s 64th busiest port in terms of annual throughput of containers in 2021.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Cement industry in a bind

Cement makers are passing tough times amidst a decline in demand from public construction in tune with the government’s austerity measures and sluggish private initiatives on building homes and other facilities for inflation.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Companies’ accounting software: NBR move seeking user ID, password irks businesses

A move by the National Board of Revenue asking for sharing the user identification and password of companies’ accounting software has created concerns among businesses, which said such a measure would give negative signals about the business climate in Bangladesh and discourage investors. 

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Record 1,280 cars reach Mongla port in single consignment

The Mongla Port made a new record on August 7 when a Malaysian ship— MV Malaysia Star—reached the port in Bagerhat with 1,280 reconditioned cars from Japan in a single consignment.

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Action plan unveiled for impact investment

The National Advisory Board (NAB), a committee that guides impact investment in Bangladesh, has unveiled a strategic action plan to attract local and global investment, particularly from the private sector, to help fund sustainable development in the country.

August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022

Revenue collection crosses Tk 3 lakh crore for first time

Revenue collection grew 15.51 per cent year-on-year to Tk 300,179 crore in the just-concluded fiscal year of 2021-22, according to the provisional data of the National Board of Revenue (NBR).

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022
ICT

Tk 236cr project to roll out 5G by next year

The government is finally moving ahead with a project to roll out fifth-generation (5G) mobile internet services through state-run network provider Teletalk, according to officials of the planning ministry.

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Port facilities compliant

The Chattogram Port Authority (CPA) is very confident about the port facilities being compliant with international regulations ahead of a scheduled annual visit by the US Coast Guard this week despite its ongoing struggle to handle a number of abandoned import containers with dangerous cargo.

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Turkey’s tourism revenues triple

Turkey’s tourism revenues nearly tripled in the second quarter while first-half foreign visitor numbers surged close to 2019 levels, data showed on Friday, recovering from a coronavirus-driven slump and bringing in badly-needed foreign currency.

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022

RMG going to Europe via Mongla port as well

Garment makers yesterday sent their first export consignment from  Mongla Port directly to their export destinations -- a significant development for the country’s apparel shipment.