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Dhaka, Tokyo sign MoC on skilled workers recruitment

Dhaka and Tokyo on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Cooperation...

Climate change adversely affecting sustainability of construction sector: Experts

Growing climate change vulnerability especially rising temperature is adversely affecting...

'Govt won't refinance state-owned commercial banks anymore'

The government will not refinance the state-owned commercial banks --...

Bangladesh gets $2.5m export order from Canada exhibition

Bangladesh readymade garment (RMG) industry has received around $2.50 million...

Minister urges Brazil to slash 35pc import duty

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi requested the Brazilian government to reduce...

Govt borrows Tk 230b from banks in 35 days

The government borrowed nearly Tk 230 billion from the country’s...

BIDA launches massive hunt for entrepreneurs

The Bangladesh Investment Development Authority  (BIDA) has launched an innovative...

Inflation inches up in July

The country's point-to-point inflation was recorded at 5.62 per cent...

$500m infrastructure investment fund likely

A US$500 million fund is likely to be created with...

FY'19 trade gap narrows

The country's merchandise trade deficit with the rest of the...

Korea keen to invest in 10 PPP projects

Korea has shown interest to invest in 10 public-private partnership...

Farmers, economy face onslaught

Outbreak of severe foot and mouth disease (FMD) of cattle...

Tk 4.95b farm loans of six SoBs stuck in court cases

At least Tk 4.95 billion (495 crore) of six state-owned...

Govt moves to allow all banks to handle Challan transactions

All the 59 commercial banks are likely to be allowed...

Govt drafts policy to curb FDI in tobacco industry

The government is planning to restrict foreign direct investments (FDI)...

WB suggests exploring new lending option

The World Bank (WB) has suggested Bangladesh avail new funding...

Over 90pc businesses risk losing BINs

Some 150,000 businesses accounting for over 90 per cent risk...

Remittance inflow reaches $716m in nine days before Eid

Expatriate Bangladeshis have sent home an increased amount of money...

Plan to reconcile revenue collection data faces blow

The effort to reconcile data of aggregate revenue collection between...

Govt plans another pipeline to import LNG from India

Bangladesh has taken a plan to set up another pipeline...

BFIU beefs up steps to cut trade-based capital flight

Bangladesh has initiated a coordinated effort to battle trade-based money...

Savings tools: Govt's net borrowing rises 7.0pc in FY '19

The government's net borrowing through savings tools was 7.0 per...

Export target set at $54b

The government has targeted $45.50-billion earnings from merchandise exports in...