China top FDI source in FY '18

China became the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI)...

Pumpkin farming changes lot of 25,000 char families

Some 25,000 char families, mostly victims of river erosion and...

Middle-income status hinges on higher investment: MCCI

Bangladesh needs to catalyse more foreign and domestic investments if...

NBR bags Tk 2.44b on third day of income tax fair

Submission of income tax returns in the tax-fair across the...

Fairs fetch over Tk 5.5b in income tax on 2nd day

National Board of Revenue (NBR) received Tk 5.51 billion income...

Accelerated investment prerequisite for higher growth: ICCB

Bangladesh will emerge as the biggest driving force in the...

WB budgetary support: BD likely to get $250m this fiscal

The government has recently completed negotiations with the World Bank...

Muhith wants taxpayers’ number to reach 40m

Income tax fair has begun in all divisional headquarters, four...

Experts sceptical of attaining SDGs by 2030

Experts at a seminar on Saturday expressed scepticism about achieving...

Govt plans reforms in NBR to boost revenue collection

The government has taken an initiative to bring infrastructural reforms...

Dhaka to seek $4.0b more under IDA-18 package

Bangladesh will seek US$4.0 billion more funds from the World...

July-Oct remittance up by 12.17pc

Expatriate Bangladeshis sent US$5,108 million remittances during the first four...

Experts, planners air concern over unplanned urbanisation

Urban experts and planners at a seminar in the city...

Govt borrowing from savings tools rises in Q1

The government's net borrowing from state-owned savings instruments increased by...

Collectors' behaviour keeps people from paying taxes

Speakers at a dialogue on Thursday underscored the need for...

BIMSTEC to push for free trade

Free trade issue and cooperation on customs matters will figure...

NBR exempts BSC from VAT on buying six Chinese ships

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has exempted the Bangladesh...

Remittance inflow marks rise in Oct

The country's remittance inflow marked a rise in October after...

$200m ADB loan for rural road network development

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide more than $200...

Remittance inflow rises by 12pc in first four months of FY'19

The inflow of wage earners remittances crossed US$5.0 billion in...

July-Oct export earnings stand at $13.65b

Export earnings from the country’s merchandise shipment during the first...

Economic inequality on rise despite growth

Bangladesh economy has become more 'unequal' during the recent decade,...

Govt mulls inclusive social safety net

The government launched an action plan for the National Social...