Ctg port container movement falls in October

Movement of import and export-laden containers through the Chattogram port in October was lower both year-on-year and compared to that in the previous two months, reflecting a gradual slowdown in foreign trade amidst global economic downtrends. 

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'Bangladesh failing to utilise export potential for poor logistics support'

Bangladesh is failing to take full advantage of its export potential because of insufficient logistics infrastructure, said Nihad Kabir, chairperson of the Business Initiative Leading Development (BUILD).

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Bangladeshi RMG getting popular in Middle East: BGMEA

The Middle Eastern countries are going to be major garment export destinations for Bangladesh as the local apparel manufacturers are now receiving a lot of queries from the buyers of the region, said Faruque Hassan, president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA).

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.

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.

Trial run of new Ctg port terminal on Thursday

At long last a new container terminal is going to be added to the Chattogram port as the authority is going to start trial operation of a newly built Patenga Container Terminal (PCT) this week.   

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

Ctg port container movement falls in October

Movement of import and export-laden containers through the Chattogram port in October was lower both year-on-year and compared to that in the previous two months, reflecting a gradual slowdown in foreign trade amidst global economic downtrends. 

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

'Bangladesh failing to utilise export potential for poor logistics support'

Bangladesh is failing to take full advantage of its export potential because of insufficient logistics infrastructure, said Nihad Kabir, chairperson of the Business Initiative Leading Development (BUILD).

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

Bangladeshi RMG getting popular in Middle East: BGMEA

The Middle Eastern countries are going to be major garment export destinations for Bangladesh as the local apparel manufacturers are now receiving a lot of queries from the buyers of the region, said Faruque Hassan, president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA).

October 31, 2022
October 31, 2022

Country’s interests first in accepting foreign investment in Ctg port

The government would first consider the country’s interests before accepting any foreign investment in Chattogram port, State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury said yesterday.

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Ctg port must speed up goods delivery

The Chattogram port must fast-track the unloading of goods, install modern equipment, and improve service quality in order to cut congestion and facilitate Bangladesh’s fast-expanding global trade, speakers said yesterday.    

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

Ctg port must speed up goods delivery: experts

The Chattogram port must fast-track the unloading of goods, install modern equipment, and improve service quality in order to cut congestion and facilitate Bangladesh’s fast-expanding global trade, speakers said today.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Saidpur airport to boost regional trade with Bhutan: Munshi

Increased use of Saidpur airport by the neighbouring countries, including Bhutan, will increase Bangladesh’s regional trade, Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said today.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

FBCCI wants testing labs at ports

The government should set up testing labs at ports to ensure fast delivery of imported goods and products for uninterrupted production, said Md Jashim Uddin, president of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI).

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

Bangladeshi vessel with Indian transit container reaches Ctg port

A Bangladeshi vessel—MV Trans Samudera—carrying an Indian transit container from Kolkata reached Chattogram port today.

September 4, 2022
September 4, 2022

World Bank’s team reaches Ctg port to discuss Bay Terminal project

An 11-member technical mission of the World Bank reached Chattogram port today to discuss various aspects of proposed Bay Terminal, a mega project taken to enable the port accommodate larger ships.