Investment

August 24, 2017
August 24, 2017

Farm growth slows down

The growth of the country's farm sector has slowed down over the last five years and an expert from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) attributed this largely to the fall in rice production growth. The sector registered a yearly growth of 2.3 percent in 2012-16, down from 4.7 percent in 2007-11.

August 6, 2017
August 6, 2017

PM for boosting trade with EU countries

​Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina puts emphasis on boosting trade and investment between Bangladesh and European Union (EU) member states.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Allocation rises for digitisation

The proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year increases investment in digitising government services by 36.01 percent year on year.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Anti-people budget: Rizvi

BNP senior joint secretary general Rizvi Ahmed rejects the proposed national budget for the next fiscal terming it as anti-people.

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Bangladesh to invest in Bhutan's hydropower sector

A trilateral cooperation among Bhutan, Bangladesh and India that will enable Bangladesh to invest in the Bhutanese power sector to re-import the electricity could soon be a reality.

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

Reforms for higher investment cannot be delayed

It should not be surprising that private sector investment's share in GDP is shrinking. Banks are drowning in excess cash to the point where call money rate collapsed to historic lows.

March 21, 2016
March 21, 2016

Govt doubles investment ceiling for foreigners seeking citizenship

Foreigners will have to invest a total of US$1 million in Bangladesh or transfer a total amount of $2 million from their country to Bangladesh to avail citizenship here.

February 28, 2016
February 28, 2016

Development works of 10 economic zones begin

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally inaugurates the development activities of 10 economic zones began today, aiming to boost both foreign and domestic investment in the country.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

Address impediments to investment

The quarterly economic review unveiled by the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry on February 10 has called on the government...

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

A paradigm shift in Sheikh Hasina's development policy

The investors – both foreign and domestic – are scared to invest in expensive and long-life projects due to the increasing insecurity and disorder. The public order management, police patrol and intelligence need to go through a major overhaul.