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 25, 2021
November 25, 2021

Samsung to build $17b chip plant in Texas

Samsung said on Tuesday it will build a microchip factory in Texas, a $17 billion investment that comes as semiconductor shortages are causing supply chain delays across many industries.

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

Steel, cement producers log higher profits as sales rocket

Most of the listed rod and cement producers in Bangladesh posted higher profits in the July to September period riding on higher sales as economic activities picked up thanks to the improving...

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

Top taxpayers to be honoured today

The National Board of Revenue will honour the country’s top taxpayers today to celebrate their compliance and commitment to paying taxes regularly.

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

Olympic to invest Tk25cr to expand bakery business

Olympic Industries Ltd, the maker of popular biscuit brands such as Energy Plus, Tip and Nutty, has announced that it would invest Tk 25.65 crore to expand its production capacity to meet growing...

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

To Kaus Mia, paying tax is a responsibility

Taxpayers in Bangladesh are familiar with the name of Md Kaus Mia.

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

9 years of Tazreen Fashions Fire: The cost of non-compliance

The Tazreen Fashions fire, one of the nation’s deadliest industrial incidents, was an eye-opener for the garment sector, showing that the cost of non-compliance in business operations was very high...

November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021

Bangladeshi products have huge potential market in Thailand: envoy

There is a possibility of creating a huge demand for Bangladeshi branded products in Thailand, said Makawadee Sumitmor, Thai ambassador to Dhaka.

November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021

Govt to build 11km elevated road over Kishoreganj haors

The government is set to undertake a nearly Tk 3,500-crore project to construct an 11-kilometre elevated road over haors in Kishoreganj to connect the northeastern backwater to the mainland.

November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021

Deals inked for $2.66b Japanese loans

Japan will provide $2.66 billion to Bangladesh to support construction of two major mega projects, including building of Dhaka’s first underground metro rail project, said a statement from the...