Reform rules, cut corporate tax to 25pc to net in investment

A national policy think-tank suggests Bangladesh knock down maximum corporate...

Tk 20.8b dev project for Rajshahi division

The government has taken an initiative to implement a mega...

Padma bridge suffers from surfeit of funds as work decelerates

As construction work decelerates sharply, the Padma bridge needs 17...

Hi-tech parks to create 0.30m jobs

The government has taken initiatives to set up hi-tech parks...

Bangladesh eyes power plant projects in Nepal

Bangladesh has proposed to build hydroelectric projects in Nepal to...

Financing LNG sector to depend largely on int'l lending agencies

Bangladesh would have to depend largely on international lending agencies...

Asian Clearing Union includes JPY in currency basket

Country's banks are now allowed to use Japanese yen (JPY),...

Govt seeks development partners’ financing for achieving SDGs

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has sought financing by...

ADB to support Bangladesh in implementing SDGs

Asian Development Bank (ADB) reaffirmed its commitment to support Bangladesh...

BDF meet ends; Thrust on collaboration between dev partners to achieve SDGs

The two-day Bangladesh Development Forum (BDF) in the capital ended...

Ban on export of raw jute varieties

The government of Bangladesh has imposed an indefinite ban on...

Economists fear family ‘oligopoly’ in banking

Financial experts said majority stakeholders of banks disfavor the latest...

Amendment to policy on VAT consultants' appointment soon

The revenue authorities will recast the policy on appointment of...

Taka falling against US$ despite BB's support

Depreciating trend of the local currency against the US dollar...

LPG demand to reach 3.0m tonnes by 2025

World LPG Association (WLPGA) sees Bangladesh as one of the...

Thrust on BD to make excellent SDG progress

Bangladesh, following its outstanding progress made earlier on the key...

Skilled workers' outflow jumps by 36pc

The outflow of Bangladeshi skilled workers surged by more than...

Multilayer taxation on dividend hurting investment growth

Big entrepreneurs shy away from reinvesting their profit in new...

Amended bank law allows four family members on board

Four members of a family instead of existing two now...

Mauritius to hire more Bangladeshi workers

Satisfied with the performance of Bangladeshi migrants, Mauritius said it...

Revenue growth may remain well below the target

Growth in this fiscal's government tax-revenue collection may decline substantially,...

Record number of workers went abroad in 2017 

A record number of 1.01 million workers went abroad in...

Meeting with donors to begin Wednesday

The government-development partners meeting, Bangladesh Development Forum (BDF), will begin...