11h ago| Business

Business leaders to sit with PM to review gas, power prices

The business leaders are scheduled to sit with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina soon to review gas and power prices, as they are facing difficulties because of the high prices of the two, Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said today.

13h ago| Business

'Commerce ministry will continue to work for ease of doing business'

The commerce ministry would continue its advocacy with other ministries to simplify the process of obtaining certificates and registration, including five-year trade licences, to ensure ease of doing business, Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said today.

1d ago| Business

Bangladesh an important sourcing destination: Primark CEO

British retail giant Primark’s CEO Paul Marchant has praised the development Bangladesh’s garment sector has achieved in production of apparels in green factories.

3w ago| Business

Bangladesh recycles only 36% plastic waste: experts

Only 36 per cent of the 8.25 lakh tonnes of plastic waste Bangladesh produced in 2019 were recycled whereas the amount was 51 per cent in 2006, a matter of big concern for the country, an expert said today.

3w ago| Business

Six ICDs top export, import handlers’ list for seventh year

Six out of the 19 private inland container depots (ICDs) have once again come up as the major handler of export and import cargoes in the port city.

3w ago| Business

Walton to take part in mega global tech event CES 2023

Local electronics giant Walton is all set to take part in the world’s most influential tech event ‘Consumer Electronics Show (CES)-2023’ at Las Vegas in the USA from January 5 to 8.

January 11, 2023
January 11, 2023

Global expos on RMG machinery, allied products begin in Dhaka

Four international trade shows on garment machinery and allied products began at the International Convention City, Bashundhara in Dhaka today.

January 5, 2023
January 5, 2023

Commerce ministry to BB: "Set aside dollar for import of essentials"

The commerce ministry today requested the Bangladesh Bank for keeping a certain quota of US dollar to facilitate import of six essential commodities to ensure smooth supply of the goods during Ramadan.

January 4, 2023
January 4, 2023

Bangladesh recycles only 36% plastic waste: experts

Only 36 per cent of the 8.25 lakh tonnes of plastic waste Bangladesh produced in 2019 were recycled whereas the amount was 51 per cent in 2006, a matter of big concern for the country, an expert said today.

January 4, 2023
January 4, 2023

Six ICDs top export, import handlers’ list for seventh year

Six out of the 19 private inland container depots (ICDs) have once again come up as the major handler of export and import cargoes in the port city.

January 3, 2023
January 3, 2023

Walton to take part in mega global tech event CES 2023

Local electronics giant Walton is all set to take part in the world’s most influential tech event ‘Consumer Electronics Show (CES)-2023’ at Las Vegas in the USA from January 5 to 8.

January 2, 2023
January 2, 2023

RMG labour rights body want 175% hike in monthly wage

The Bangladesh Garments Workers Unity Council (BGWUC) today demanded that the monthly minimum salary of the garment workers to be hiked by 175 per cent to Tk 22,000 from the existing Tk 8,000.

January 2, 2023
January 2, 2023

Exports hit single month historic high in December

The earning from merchandise export in December grew by 9.33 per cent year-on-year to $5.37 billion, a single month historic high of Bangladesh.

December 29, 2022
December 29, 2022

How did 2022 go for Bangladesh?

Bangladesh economy was all set at the beginning of 2022 to get its growth momentum back after recovering from the prolonged Covid-19 pandemic. But, the start of the Ukraine war in February slowed the country’s joy run significantly, making it an eventful year to remember. Let’s see how 2022 was for Bangladesh.

December 26, 2022
December 26, 2022

Mongla port upgrade: Tk 6,014 crore deal inked with Indian firm

Egis India Consulting Engineers Private Limited has been appointed as the consultant for a capacity building project worth Tk 6,014 crore at Mongla port, the second largest seaport in Bangladesh.

December 26, 2022
December 26, 2022

50 shuttle buses to carry passengers to and from DITF

The Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation has introduced 50 shuttle buses to carry passengers between Kuril and the venue of the 27th edition of the Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF), which will start on January 1.