Exodus of Ukrainian workers hits Europe's emerging economies

Construction sites, factory assembly lines and warehouses across central Europe are scrambling to fill vacancies after tens of thousands of Ukrainian men left their blue-collar jobs to return home after Russia invaded their country.

Wheat prices rise as missile strike threatens Ukraine export pact

Wheat prices rose sharply on Monday as a missile strike on the Ukrainian port of Odesa over the weekend raised doubts about whether it will be possible to implement last week's agreement to open a corridor for grain exports from the war-torn country.

Her Business Revolution

Seven years ago, Sazia Hasan Izu, a second-year student of home economics from the University of Dhaka, could not have imagined that she was going to shape her profession as a businesswoman by selling her grandmother’s homemade oil for hair fall solution. But

The power of SMEs

When you think of starting a business in Bangladesh, you almost immediately think of exploring your options in the garments sector. You might even take the risk of venturing into the food business or any other 'tested and tried' sector that is bound to give an instant reward.

Business / Bangladesh at 2018 Sentiments that will drive the Year

Predicting the future is rarely an easy task, but even partial indications of what would happen can give you a significant strategic edge. Hence, we are excited to launch the Business Confidence Index which gives you a sneak peak into what the private sector of Bangladesh is thinking—which industries are businesses most optimistic about? Which sectors may face difficulties? How do they feel about the profitability of their own enterprises? Where do they see the opportunity space for Bangladesh and what are the greatest challenges?