Govt okays framework to assess SDG progress

The government has approved the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework...

Maximum facilities now on offer for entrepreneurs: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said Bangladesh is an excellent...

Private-sector credit squeezes as banks tighten belt

Credit to private sector squeezed in December after a preceding...

Informality dominates BD, India job markets

The high incidence of informality is dominating the job markets...

ECNEC nods 14 projects including new VAT Act

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on...

NPLs bother banking sector very much: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith said Monday the country's banking sector...

Central bank should enjoy more 'instrument independence'

Central banks in countries like Bangladesh should enjoy more 'instrument...

NBR moves to set up TIU to check tax evasion

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has moved to establish...

Banks under pressure for asset mismatch

Banking sector bears some pressures from declining asset quality, particularly...

Muhith woos Norway to utilise FDI incentives

Finance Minister AMA Muhith urged Norway to invest in Bangladesh’s...

2.1m youths get self-employment training in eight yrs

Youth Development Department has trained some 2.1 million youths on...

BJA urges govt to lift embargo

Bangladesh Jute Association (BJA) has requested the government to withdraw...

Taxmen find fake tax clearance certificates

Taxmen have detected a number of forged tax clearance certificates...

NBR to launch software for replacing manual selection of tax file

Many of the country’s taxpayers often complain that their tax...

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...