Around 70 per cent of listed companies in Bangladesh either suffered losses or witnessed lower profit in the July to December period of the current financial year due to the surge in production costs, the sharp depreciation of the local currency and lower consumption.
Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says the government will not impose 15 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on businessmen at a time.
Bangladesh is consistent performers in this major global business competition -- becoming finalists the first time and 1st runner-up last year. This year, they beat 29 teams from around the world to lift the trophy.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opens the country's first World Trade Centre in Agrabad area of Chittagong, aiming to make business much easier.
GObd, a smart interface that gives real-time traffic data to users, is recognised as the top social business platform of Bangladesh.