e-commerce | The Daily Star
  • Foreign firms barred to 49pc stakes

    E-commerce entrepreneurs have raised concerns about the new government policy restricting foreign investors from holding more than 49 percent stakes in digital ventures as it will put the brakes on Bangladesh's fledgling start-up industry.

  • eCAB

    eCAB demands tax holiday

    E-commerce association Bangladesh (eCAB) demands a five to ten years of tax holiday for the sector.

  • e-commerce

    VAT on e-commerce, online shopping to get pricier

    This is a repeated attempt of Finance Minister AMA Muhith to impose VAT on e-commerce business on the platform’s rising popularity for its convenience.

  • International online purchase limit tripled

    Bangladesh Bank triples the limit for international transaction for online purchase that will boost e-commerce services in the country. The scope of the purchase facility has also been widened to accommodate magazine and newspaper subscriptions.

  • Seminar on “E-Commerce in Bangladesh”

    Bill Gates had once quoted, “If your business is not on the internet, then your business will be out of business”.

  • e-CAB urges to lift bar on Facebook

    The e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB) has urged Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to lift the bar on Facebook and other social networking sites for the sake of their business.

  • An inner look at e-commerce giant: Daraz

    Daraz is an e-commerce venture which started in Pakistan in 2012. Financed by three German brothers, it has since expanded into both Myanmar and Bangladesh.

  • Alibaba breaks Singles Day record

    E-commerce giant Alibaba has broken its own record for sales on China's Singles Day, the world's biggest online shopping event.

  • VAT imposition on e-commerce

    Business leaders have expressed concern on the proposed imposition of 4 percent value added tax (VAT) on e-commerce sales.