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...

BAPEX estimates 600b cubic feet gas reserve in new well

State-owned Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company (BAPEX) hopes that...

Banks’ interest rate spread falling

A declining trend of interest rate spread in the country's...

Half of NGOs still out of tax net

Half of the country's non-government organisations (NGOs) are still remained...

BD worst among SA countries in production readiness index

Bangladesh has been positioned as the poorest performer among its...

Finance minister disproves CPD statement terming it ‘rubbish’

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith came down heavily on...

‘Low’ vegetable output yet to meet consumer requirements

The vegetable varieties grown on less than one-tenth (9.38 pc)...

Depreciation of taka benefits Bangladeshis in Qatar

Bangladeshis, among all the expatriates in Qatar, benefitted most by...

Rising cotton import likely conduit for money laundering

A policy think-tank sees surging cotton import into Bangladesh as...