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25pc garment factories shed jobs despite receiving stimulus: CPD

Twenty-five per cent of garment factories that received loans from the taxpayer-backed stimulus package retrenched workers in a breach of conditions, according to a study of the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).

Dismal sales frustrate Tangail sari traders

The traditional weaving industry in Tangail district needs both public and private support in order to recover from the Covid-19 and flood-induced losses, according to local traders.

Stimulating private investment in times of pandemic

In Bangladesh, despite the gradual rise in the investment-GDP ratio over the past three decades, private sector investment, in proportion to GDP, had remained stagnant for years even before the onset of Covid-19. The Covid-19 crisis intensified the problem.

China export tops forecasts, import growth best in 10yrs

Chinese exports grew at a forecast-busting rate last month, data showed Friday, while imports surged at their strongest in a decade as the global economy bounces back from the pandemic crisis and domestic consumption recovers.

China export tops forecasts, import growth best in 10yrs

Chinese exports grew at a forecast-busting rate last month, data showed Friday, while imports surged at their strongest in a decade as the global economy bounces back from the pandemic crisis and domestic consumption recovers.

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