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The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved eight projects, including one to set up

Reliance, JERA secure $642m in loans for Bangladesh power project

Reliance Power Ltd and JERA Co Inc, through their

Inflation slightly declines to 5.47 percent in Oct

The inflation rate decreased to 5.47 percentage point in

Japan strong partner of SDGs in Bangladesh: Debapriya

Renowned economist Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya has described Japan as a strong development partner in delivery of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

2pc incentive to push up remittance inflow to $20bn this FY: Minister

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has expressed the hope that the remittance inflow will reach $20 billion in the current

ICC, B seeks equal distribution of growth benefits

President of International Chamber of Commerce, Bangladesh (ICC,B) Mahbubur Rahman has identified two big challenges in the way of Bangladesh’s

Malaysia to lift Bangladeshi workers' ban soon

Malaysia will lift the moratium on Bangladeshi workers next

Internet users hit 9.44 crore: Minister

Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Tuesday said the number of internet subscribers reached 9.44 crore as of May. The

FDI inflow rises to 3,613.3 million in Bangladesh: Unctad

Foreign Direct Investment(FDI) in Bangladesh rose by 68 percent  to $3,613.3 million in 2018 from $2151.6 million in the previous

300 top loan defaulters fail to repay Tk 50,942 cr: Minister

 Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Saturday placed in Parliament the list of 300 top loan defaulters of the country

Number of loan defaulters stands at 1.70 lakh, minister tells JS

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today told the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) that the number of total loan defaulters in the

Smartphones to get costlier

The price of smartphones is set to increase under the proposed budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year.The government

Ice-cream prices up, bread down

In addition to imported smartphones, prices of ice-cream, cigarette and different food products are likely to go up

Tax-free income limit, corporate tax unchanged

AHM Mustafa Kamal has proposed keeping tax-free income limit for individuals and corporate tax rates unchanged in his

15% tax on stock dividend

The government moves to impose 15 percent tax on

Worsening trade wars pose risk to world economy

The world's top financial policymakers admitted Sunday that trade tensions had worsened, posing a risk for the global economy, after

Sri Lanka cuts key rates to spur growth

Sri Lanka’s central bank is widely expected to cut

DSEX drops to 27-month low

The key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange has slipped to a 27-month low as

Non-food inflation rose in 2nd quarter: Finance Minister

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Monday admitted that non-food inflation in the second

Australia wants all to benefit from Bangladesh’s economic growth

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Julia Niblett on Sunday said her country wants to

CPD seeks “actual data” on GDP analysis

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on Tuesday urged the government to publish the

BCI to host exclusive SME business conference

Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce (BCI), a business body representing solely industrial sector, will organise

Bangladesh, Switzerland keen to boost ties

Bangladesh and Switzerland on Tuesday discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral political, economic, development

BCI for special facilities for young entrepreneurs in next budget

Bangladesh Chamber of Industries (BCI) on Tuesday urged the government to keep special facilities

Move underway to stop siphoning off money by multinational companies

Authorities are collecting data on international transactions of multinational companies to stop them from siphoning off money from Bangladesh.Dhaka

Incomes from digital ads set to come under VAT net

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has formed a committee to collect year-wise data on the incomes of social

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