Monday, September 21, 2015



'Ekti Bari Ekti Khamar', one of the ten priority initiatives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, designed to bringing

Green pepper being exported to Middle East countries

Green pepper cultivation in Manikganj district is increasing sharply as the vegetable is being exported to some Middle

Budget business-friendly

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) has lauded the proposed national budget for the

Take effective measures to spend ADP fund: MCCI

Hailing the national budget for fiscal year 2018-19 (FY20), the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) has

PM threatens tough action over lending rates

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has threatened the private banks with tough actions if they do not lower the

NBR to collect Tk 3.25 trillion revenue

The government has set a Taka 3.25 trillion (3,25,660 crore) revenue target for the National Board of Revenue

Rajshahi starts exporting mango to 7 countries

Bagha upazila in Rajshahi district has started exporting mango to seven foreign countries as it produces tasty and

Asian shares mixed over concerns about oil tankers, trade

Asian shares were mixed Friday as investors weighed a

Tk 1 billion to promote startup enterprises

As the government wants to use the full potential of demographic dividend, an amount of Tk 100 crore

Communication infrastructure gets Tk 614 billion allocation

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal proposed Taka 61,455 crore (614 billion) for the communication infrastructure sector in the

New VAT system from July 1

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal in his budget speech yesterday proposed to implement the Value Added Tax and

Blue economy resources can increase GDP by 2pc: Kamal

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal in his budget speech yesterday said the country can increase its gross domestic

Tk 163 billion for railway system

An allocation of Taka 16,263 crore (163 billion) has been made for the Railways Ministry in the proposed

Water resources sector gets Tk 79 billion

An allocation of Tk 7,932 crore (79 billion) has been proposed for water resources sector in fiscal 2019-20,

Tk 45 billion earmarked for food sector

The food ministry gets Taka 4,503 crore (45 billion) under the heads of operating and development in the

Smartphones to get costlier

Smartphones are set to get costlier as Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday proposed raising the import

Tk 34b proposed for civil aviation, tourism

An allocation of Taka 3,426 crore (34 billion) has been made in the budget proposed for 2019-20 fiscal

No fee for cos with capital below Tk 50,000: Kamal

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal yesterday said there will be no fee for starting companies having capital of

Bangladesh to become a mfg hub, hopes Tipu Munshi

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said on Wednesday that the government is putting in efforts to turn Bangladesh into

FBCCI to develop trade in African countries

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) on Wednesday expressed its keen interest to develop

Innovation Stakeholders Consultative Conference kicks off in city

Prof Dr M Nawaz Sharif, a US-based internationally famed expert on technological innovation and technology transfer, on Wednesday

Govt withdraws ban on export of uncut raw jute

The government has withdrawn the ban on export of certain categories of raw jute, including uncut Bangla tossa

Budgets since FY73

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal is set to place the national budget for 2019-20 fiscal (FY20) at the

Record imports through Benapole in three days

A record quantity of goods was imported from India in the last three days (June 9 to 11)

Price fall drives stocks down

Stocks yesterday finished the session of the week with downward trend due mainly to price fall in large-cap

Asian stocks mostly lower after retreat on Wall Street

Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday and

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