ADB to give $110m loan for urban health services

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided additional loan of...

WB to give $240m for improving coastal, marine fisheries  

The World Bank (WB) is set to lend $240 million...

Economists moot new poverty benchmark

Senior economist Prof Wahiduddin Mahmud has suggested the government change...

Bangladesh now 39th most valuable nation brand

Bangladesh has moved up by five notches this year and...

Move to restore navigability of 100 major rivers

The government plans to procure some 35 dredgers involving Taka...

RMG exports to Japan hits record high

Bangladeshi readymade garments have hit a record growth rate in...

Secondary trading of treasury bills, bonds drops in Q1

Secondary trading of the government’s fixed income securities declined 11.41...

Forex dealers call for cautious LC opening

Bangladesh Foreign Exchange Dealers' Association (BAFEDA) will urge its member...

Annual poverty reduction rate should reach 2.0pc: Muhith

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said the annual...

'Poverty rate to come down to 10pc in next five years'

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said poverty rate...

BB relaxes rules for intra-firm forex loans

The central bank has relaxed regulations for local industries in...

BD to push for connectivity, trade deals with Russia

Bangladesh will press for establishing direct connectivity and trade arrangements...

'Concentration on Dhaka hurting growth'

Excessive concentration of population and economic activities in Dhaka is...

BIMSTEC FTA: Dhaka differs with Delhi over rules of origin

Bangladesh has largely differed with India's proposal for the value...

Bangladesh maintains steady progress in tackling hunger: GHI

The country has maintained a steady progress in tackling hunger...

BERC not to raise gas prices now

Considering the present situation, Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has...

FDI inflow rises in BD amid global fall in Jan-Jun

The inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) globally declined sharply...

BB relaxes terms on holding foreign loan collaterals

The commercial banks are now allowed to hold collaterals on...

July-Aug trade gap reaches $2.11b

Bangladesh's trade deficit crossed US$ 2.0 billion in the first...

Saudi Arabia deports over 500 BD migrants in 15 days

Bangladeshi workers have kept returning from Saudi Arabia in an...

LDC graduation: Project to devise strategy for 'smooth transition'

Amid concerns over possible impacts of losing LDC benefits, the...

IMF official anxious about loan defaults: Muhith

Expressing satisfaction over the Bangladesh economy, Deputy Managing Director of...

Quarterly ADP execution rate hits three-year low

The implementation rate of Annual Development Programme (ADP) hit a...