foreign investment

Indian rupee hits all-time low, trading over 77.40 per US dollar

The Indian rupee fell to a new all-time low early today (May 9, 2022), trading beyond 77.40 per US dollar, driven by investors’ need for safety as China’s lockdowns, war on the outskirts of Europe, and fears of increased interest rates sent a fearful jolt through markets, according to NDTV.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

India trumpets pro-business, foreign investment drive at Davos

Bright colours and bold logos proudly signal where India has set up base on the main street in Davos this year, as the country trumpets its pro-business and foreign investment drive.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

Indian rupee hits all-time low, trading over 77.40 per US dollar

The Indian rupee fell to a new all-time low early today (May 9, 2022), trading beyond 77.40 per US dollar, driven by investors’ need for safety as China’s lockdowns, war on the outskirts of Europe, and fears of increased interest rates sent a fearful jolt through markets, according to NDTV.

March 16, 2022
March 16, 2022

Bangladeshi startups received $750mn foreign investments in a decade: Palak

Bangladesh has received foreign investments of over $750 million in the startup sector in a decade, said State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak today.

September 29, 2019
September 29, 2019

Tyre manufacturing awaits a boom with Tk 3,000cr investment

Bangladesh is on the verge of becoming a saturated market in tyre manufacturing by next year with the inclusion of some local and foreign conglomerates in the business. Apex Husain Tyre and Gazi Tyre

February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019

Remove barriers to foreign investment

Analysts at a seminar titled “Lack of corporate governance is the biggest barrier in Bangladesh for Japanese investors”, on February 19, stated that poor corporate governance and lack of quality manpower were the two major impediments holding back foreign direct investment (FDI) in Bangladesh.

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

Nurture ties with foreign investors

Bangladesh should nurture a long-term relationship with foreign investors in order to retain them which would ultimately benefit the economy, said a World Bank expert.

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

How grave is the investment situation?

The rate of return in Bangladesh is still high enough to attract new businesses. The businesses that desperately seek to install plants in foreign lands did not exhaust domestic possibilities by scanning our potential.

April 10, 2015
April 10, 2015

New economic zones for FDI

WE are heartened to learn that the government plans to set up three new economic zones that will cater specifically for Japanese, Chinese and Indian firms intending to invest in Bangladesh.