New MPS may target higher investment in productive sectors

Containing inflation and boosting investment particularly in productive sectors for...

Another Indo-BD grid soon for power import

Bangladesh will install another cross-border high-voltage transmission line for importing...

Capacity building essential to meet skill gap: Study report

  As the demand for the labour force is projected...

Farm-sector NPLs swell by Tk 11.16b in FY ‘17

The volume of classified loans in the agricultural sector bloated...

Power generation ‘possible at lower cost' than estimated

Nat'l Committee unveils its master plan Unveiling a master plan...

Govt, WB to form $5.0m facility for public fiscal reform strategy

  The government and World Bank (WB) have recently agreed...

Govt to set up 22 coal-fired power plants in four years

The government has taken a plan to set up 22...

Bangladesh to produce 4.2m tonnes fishes in FY16-17

Fish production in Bangladesh is estimated to increase to 4.04...

Dhaka congestion eats up 3.2m working hrs per day

Dhaka’s average traffic speed is now 7 kilometres an hour...

Boosting remittance inflow

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has started discussions with commercial banks to...

Bangladesh- Japan deal may disrupt Chinese BRI

The Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) and Bangladesh government signed...

Remittance falls for fraudulence: Survey

Although over the last two years migration flow from Bangladesh...

Remittance falls for fraudulence: Survey report

Although over the last two years migration flow from Bangladesh...

Petrobangla pays Tk 65.3b in VAT, SD arrears to NBR

State-owned Petrobangla paid its outstanding value added tax (VAT) and...

ADB lends $526m for infrastructure dev projects under PPP

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Tuesday approved a US$526 million...

Local apparel-makers lift objection to FDI in RMG outside EPZs

The country's apparel-makers have finally withdrawn their objection to foreign...

Muhith plans to revise budget much earlier after VAT decision

Finance Minister AMA Muhith plans to revise the budget for...

Bangladesh to finalise SDGs by August: officials

A national action plan for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals...

Banking, business majors' profits boost corporate tax

Increased profits netted by major commercial banks and big companies...

Report on SDG progress underlines innovative ways of financing

Bangladesh needs to find innovative ways of financing for achieving...

Dhaka, Delhi to pilot freight train service in August

Bangladesh and India will run a container train on pilot...

Over 46m went abroad in eight years, says PM

Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina said...

Trade investment to dominate Hasina, Sirisena talks

Bilateral issues including trade and investment, agriculture, coastal shipping, education,...