Coffee cultivation shows promise in Ctg Hill Tracts

Coffee fruits or coffee beans are cultivated in the Khagrachari hills. Through a unique procedure, this fruit will be produced into drinkable coffee.

What are the new conditions for purchase of savings certificates?

What are the new conditions for purchase of savings certificates? How will the new rules affect the lives of the general mass? In today’s Straight from Star Newsroom, Ahsan Habib discusses the issue with The Daily Star Reporter Rejaul Karim Byron.

IT sector's struggle with unskilled workforce

The local IT firms have discussed their problems with The Daily Star in today's Star News+.

Why does the insurance sector struggle in Bangladesh?

The insurance sector plays a big role in risk management for a country. And for a developing country like Bangladesh, the sector has immense potential. Insurance has become a part and parcel of the people in developed countries. But at the same time, Bangladesh’s insurance sector has narrowed down in the last decade.

Why do local garments get 83% lower prices than competitors?

Bangladesh exports garment items of 10 categories. But the south Asian nation is getting around 32% to 83% lower prices than the global rates. Geneva-based International Trade Center has recently found out why Bangladesh is getting lower prices and competitors higher.

Foodpanda’s Manisha shares her insights of success

Manisha Safiya Tarek, Head of Marketing at foodpanda, shares her insights of the Marketing game and her plans as a professional with Star Lifestyle Corporate.

January 28, 2023
January 28, 2023

Coffee cultivation shows promise in Ctg Hill Tracts

Coffee fruits or coffee beans are cultivated in the Khagrachari hills. Through a unique procedure, this fruit will be produced into drinkable coffee.

January 12, 2023
January 12, 2023

What are the new conditions for purchase of savings certificates?

What are the new conditions for purchase of savings certificates? How will the new rules affect the lives of the general mass? In today’s Straight from Star Newsroom, Ahsan Habib discusses the issue with The Daily Star Reporter Rejaul Karim Byron.

December 20, 2022
December 20, 2022

IT sector's struggle with unskilled workforce

The local IT firms have discussed their problems with The Daily Star in today's Star News+.

December 17, 2022
December 17, 2022

Locally grown foreign fruits bringing success to Ekramul

Ekramul Haque, a nursery businessman of Lalmonirhat, planted orange and malta trees back in 2018.

December 14, 2022
December 14, 2022

Why is Ishwardi Banarasi Palli not fully functional yet?

The second-largest Banarasi Palli in the country was built in 2004 at Ishwardi's Fateh Mohammadpur by Bangladesh Handloom Board to expand the manufacturing and marketing of Banarasi products.

December 7, 2022
December 7, 2022

How to regain confidence in sharemarket?

Why did Bangladesh go for introducing floor price in stockmarket?

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Bangladesh surpasses China in RMG export to EU

Bangladesh was second to China in the readymade garments export till the last decade.

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

How was last week’s stock market

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange lost 87 points last week from the previous week. The index was red on most of the days of the week so the index remains falling.

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

Wheat flour prices beyond reach of commoners! But why?

The prices of wheat and foods made with wheat have increased significantly in recent times. What suddenly happened to the local wheat market? Why is the wheat price rising? How much did it rise? What are the factors responsible for the huge price hike?

November 9, 2022
November 9, 2022

Why is IMF loan so important now?

Bangladesh has been facing many economic challenges in the recent periods. Remittance and export earnings both fell at a time when the country’s import payments rose. The balance of payments came under immense pressure as the forex reserve continued declining for the last one year. Because of all these, the local currency has experienced a big depreciation. In this situation, Bangladesh sought a $4.5 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund. Will this IMF loan solve Bangladesh’s economic problems? Why is this loan so important?