Be proud of yourself and your achievements

Bangladesh has made impressive strides in empowering women in recent decades. Today, women are better educated and holding top positions at government and corporate offices. But Mubina Asaf, head of legal and external affairs at BAT Bangladesh, thinks more needs to be done so that we can create an inclusive and sustainable future.

Work together to disseminate knowledge

“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.”

Improve business climate to utilise trade ties

South Korea wants to help foster a more business-friendly environment in Bangladesh in order to realise the full potential of bilateral trade ties, according to Lee Jang-keun, South Korean ambassador to Bangladesh.

Lack of access to finance big barrier to farm mechanisation

Access to finance is a big challenge for farm mechanisation in Bangladesh and so the country’s lenders should do more for the agriculture sector, according to Subrata Ranjan Das, executive director of ACI Motors.

Forget cost, safe food must

Goodness has a value and a cost and consumers should understand this and be willing to pay extra because companies have to spend more when they follow good practices with a view to ensuring safety in the value chain of foods.

EBL getting ready to fund big projects

At a time when most lenders are battling liquidity crisis, rising default loans and poor governance, Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) is sitting pretty by all accounts.

December 23, 2021
December 23, 2021

Be proud of yourself and your achievements

Bangladesh has made impressive strides in empowering women in recent decades. Today, women are better educated and holding top positions at government and corporate offices. But Mubina Asaf, head of legal and external affairs at BAT Bangladesh, thinks more needs to be done so that we can create an inclusive and sustainable future.

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Work together to disseminate knowledge

“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.”

June 17, 2021
June 17, 2021

Improve business climate to utilise trade ties

South Korea wants to help foster a more business-friendly environment in Bangladesh in order to realise the full potential of bilateral trade ties, according to Lee Jang-keun, South Korean ambassador to Bangladesh.

May 18, 2021
May 18, 2021

Discipline is key to organisational growth

When the coronavirus pandemic hit the world early last year, the airline industry was among the first sectors that felt the crisis’s impacts as almost every country closed doors to protect itself from the raging pathogen.

May 12, 2021
May 12, 2021

Japanese investors sanguine about business potential in Bangladesh

Naoki: Bangladesh at present and Japan in 1971 share almost the same level of GDP per capita (About $2,000). Japan achieved rapid economic growth after the Second World War, particularly in the 1960s and the 1970s.

May 10, 2021
May 10, 2021

No challenge, no growth

Every leader has his time in the sun, and it is all about reinventing the sunlight when it is gloomy. Eclipse comes from complacency, and people suffer from inertia if there is no challenge in life.

May 6, 2021
May 6, 2021

Stable policy key to a thriving motorcycle industry

The relationship between Japan and Bangladesh is a trusted and time-tested one. Bangladesh became Japan’s biggest recipient of official development assistance in 2020. Since the Covid-19 pandemic s

May 5, 2021
May 5, 2021

JTI is here for long run -- the next 50 years and beyond

The relationship between Japan and Bangladesh is a trusted and time tested one. Bangladesh became Japan’s biggest recipient of Official Development Assistance in 2020. Since the Covid-19 pandemic started more than a year ago, there has been a lot of talk and anticipation about Japanese businesses moving base to Bangladesh.

May 4, 2021
May 4, 2021

Consistent tax policies, right incentives can draw large FDI

The relationship between Japan and Bangladesh is a trusted and time-tested one. Bangladesh became Japan’s biggest recipient of official development assistance in 2020.

May 3, 2021
May 3, 2021

Progress in business climate laudable, but further improvement needed

The relationship between Japan and Bangladesh is a trusted and time-tested one. Bangladesh became Japan’s biggest recipient of the Official Development Assistance in 2020. Since the Covid-19 pandemic started more than a year ago, there has been a lot of talks and anticipation about Japanese businesses moving base to Bangladesh.