How did Bangladesh become champion in green garment factory?

Three garment factories of Bangladesh have recently received green garment factory certificate. Now the country has 171 green garment factories, the highest in the world. Applications of 550 more have already been submitted for such licence. But what is actually a green garment factory? How will Bangladesh be benefited with green garment factory? Where does the green garment factory license come from?

How was last week’s stock market

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange fell 45 points last week from the previous week. Though the index rose majority of the trading days but the week experienced a falling trend at the end.

Will Bangladesh be benefited from India’s free transit?

India for the first time has proposed extending free transit to Bangladesh for export. India has never offered any such facility to Bangladesh.

Why is American dollar so powerful?

Today’s Star Explains will shed light on why only US dollar has so much demand and how the American currency become so powerful as a reserve currency.

Rising spending VS general people

The spiraling global prices of food and fuel have hit hard the local market in Bangladesh. The continuous depreciation of the taka against the US dollar has made the situation worse. People now have to spend more for every item, including pulse, oil and egg. People with fixed income are bearing the brunt as their income did not increase keeping pace with the rising spending.

How was last week’s stock market

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange plunged 163 points last week from the previous week. The whole week experienced a bearish trend except Sunday.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

How did Bangladesh become champion in green garment factory?

Three garment factories of Bangladesh have recently received green garment factory certificate. Now the country has 171 green garment factories, the highest in the world. Applications of 550 more have already been submitted for such licence. But what is actually a green garment factory? How will Bangladesh be benefited with green garment factory? Where does the green garment factory license come from?

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

How was last week’s stock market

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange fell 45 points last week from the previous week. Though the index rose majority of the trading days but the week experienced a falling trend at the end.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Will Bangladesh be benefited from India’s free transit?

India for the first time has proposed extending free transit to Bangladesh for export. India has never offered any such facility to Bangladesh.

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

Why did denim export fall by 40%?

It is said that Bangladesh makes one out of every three denim sold in Europe. Globally $64 billion worth denim jeans were sold in 2022 and Bangladesh holds around 24.6 percent share of the global denim market. But unfortunately, denim exports from Bangladesh fell 40 percent this year.

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

How was last week’s stock market

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange rose 52 points last week from the previous week. Though the index dropped first two trading days but the week experienced a rising trend at the end.

September 10, 2022
September 10, 2022

Can Bangladesh conquer 10% of global RMG market by 2025?

Bangladesh currently holds 6.8 percent share of the global garments market. In the last two years, the country’s apparel sector’s supply chain got disrupted due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and later by the Ukraine-Russia war.

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

Why did Doel laptop fail to meet expectations?

The government launched Doel laptop to provide people with laptop at low cost. State-owned Telephone Shilpa Sangstha brought the laptop in 2011. But the gadget failed to create any buzz in the market. This much-hyped laptop can hardly be seen today. Why did the laptop fail? What is the present condition of the project and can the project ever turnaround? In this Straight from Star Newsroom, Khondoker Md Shoyeb is trying to find the answers to the questions with The Daily Star’s reporter Mahmudul Hasan.

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

Why does Bangladesh export hilsha to India?

Durga Puja, one of the biggest Hindu festivals, will be celebrated next month. Like previous year, Bangladesh will export its national fish hilsha to the neighbouring nation, India, this year too.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

Bangladesh's current financial sector challenges, prospects

Bangladesh's financial sector is facing various challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war.

August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022

How was last week’s stock market

The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange rose 113 points last week from the previous week. The whole week experienced a rising trend except one day.