FDI from Singapore drops by two-thirds in 2017

Net inflow of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from Singapore declined...

Sonali to inject Tk 1.65b as equity into Farmers Bank

The state-run Sonali Bank has decided to inject Tk 1.65...

BB okays manual for issuing new treasury bond

The central bank has approved a manual for the floating...

ECNEC nods primary education development project, 15 others

A Tk 383.97 billion primary education project was approved on...

Ecnec okays revised Padma Bridge Rail Link Project

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec)has approved...

PC to revise DPP for curbing misuse of taxpayers' money

The Planning Commission (PC) is set to revise the existing...

IFC offers $40m loan to lower middle-income group

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has proposed investing up to...

Call to remove VAT on insurance agent commission

Bangladesh Insurance Association (BIA) has demanded withdrawal of VAT on...

Nonprofits trim operations, facing funding headwinds

Stories of Bangladesh's growth and prosperity have swayed the donor...

BB probing 'misreporting' of forex rate

The central bank has started carrying out a special inspection...

BD's tax gap is 7.5pc of GDP: UNESCAP

Tax gap in Bangladesh is estimated at 7.5 per cent...

BD economy to register 7.10pc growth: UN

Bangladesh economy is going to post 7.10 per cent growth...

Land acquisition delay backpedals on regional railway project

The railway's regional connectivity project faced delay as over 100-kilometre...

Chinese co willing to build 2nd nuke power plant in BD

China's state-owned company -- Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC) -- wants...

Survey to locate reasons for 'jobless growth' is on

Amid growing concerns about the recent "jobless growth" phenomenon, the...

Govt decides to issue floating rate bonds

The government, for the first time, has decided to issue...

Corporate tax cut, higher exemption in next budget

The taxpayers of the country are going to get some...

Financial account surplus almost double in nine months

The country’s external financial account posted a surplus of $6.05...

IDCOL roundtable to promote EET in RMG, textile

Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) has organised the 2nd CEO...

LGED set to spend Tk 75b addl fund for 'upgrading' rural roads

The Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) is going to inject...

BPC fears Tk 80b loss in next FY

The Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) fears incurring a loss of...

Korea keen to invest in BD, send delegation soon  

Korean entrepreneurs have shown their interest to invest in Bangladesh...

Export, import, forex to rise in May-June

The Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka (MCCI) has...