Muhith mulls Tk 4,680b budget for FY19

Finance Minister AMA has said that the outlay of the...

Subsidy shrinkage soothes govt's FY17 budget-deficit burden

Government subsidies shrank in 2016-17 for subdued demand from some...

Gold prices to go up from Sunday

The Bangladesh Jewellers Samity has hiked gold prices, to be...

Blue economy untapped, BEC yet to gather pace

Settling maritime disputes with India and Myanmar opened up new...

Annual Banking Confce, 2017 begins Sunday

The Annual Banking Conference, 2017, arranged by Bangladesh Institute of...

BD needs to raise its spending threefold

Bangladesh needs to increase its spending on water-related projects by...

Q1 sees Tk 42.64b budget surplus for spending slowdown

The current fiscal year's first quarter saw a budget surplus...

Land ports earn Tk 1.11b in FY17

The country's land ports have earned a total revenue of...

Industries outside EZs unlikely to get new gas line from next year

New industries outside the country's economic zones (EZs) would hardly...

Minister wants blue economy’s 5pc contribution to GDP

Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday underscored the need...

LDCs need minimum $12b yearly for electricity access: CPD

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has said the Least...

Cabinet body okays 100,000mt rice import

Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase has approved import of 100,000...

BD needs 20pc more new power connections annually: UNCTAD

Bangladesh requires some 20-30 per cent more new electricity connections...

‘NBR to reveal key upshot on ML probe in due time’

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has made significant progress...

Default loans leap over Tk 800b mark

Non-performing loans (NPLs) in Bangladesh's banking sector surged over Tk...

Agro processors to showcase products, services

A three-day international food expo begins in the capital tomorrow...

$100m deal to accelerate Moheskhali FSRT

A USD 100 million turnkey deal has been signed for...

Mobile-based financial transactions mark fall

Fast-growing mobile-based financial transactions took a knock, dropping around 5.04...

Project overruns time sans even spadework

The power board has yet to start even spadework for...

Eateries, shops largely evade ECR use

Many fast-food shops, bakeries, restaurants and retail outlets in Dhaka...

Govt to fix sector-wise productivity level: Secretary

The government plans to fix the level of productivity based...

Banana farming gives solvency to Manikganj farmers

Farmers of three upazilas in Manikganj district have gained solvency...

Majority BD consumers prefer newer digital payment systems

Around 65 per cent of Bangladeshi consumers favour adopting newer...