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Employment not increasing in line with GDP: Speakers

The employment in the country is not increasing in line...

Current account deficit records steep rise on higher imports

The country's current account deficit widened, reaching a record high...

Improve labour standard to avail GSP facilities in EU: CPD

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has suggested that Bangladesh should...

Commercial courts will be set up to attract FDI

The Law Commission-Bangladesh has taken a move to establish commercial...

$110m WB aid for sustainable enterprises

The World Bank will provide $110 million assistance for Bangladesh...

Economists seek fiscal measures to combat illicit money outflow

The national budget for the next fiscal year (FY) should...

FDI to reach $8b in two years: Planning minister

Foreign direct investment (FDI) will increase by seven to eight...

ADB for bundling farm insurance with credit

There is a need for bundling agricultural risk coverage with...

BEZA learning from Asian zoning experience

The concept of economic zone is now considered one of...

Govt's gross borrowing from banking system soars

The government's gross borrowing from the banking system jumped suddenly...

World Bank for complete overhaul of warehouses act

The country's age-old warehouses act has become totally outdated, and...

Govt to review savings tools' rates : Muhith

The government is going to review the existing yield rates...

Location makes Mirsarai hot cake for investors

Just 20 years back, land-starved Bangladesh was blessed with a...

Children likely to get priority in next budget

The government is likely to prioritise issues relating to children...

Unapproved projects rule chart

The government has included a record number of 1,664 unapproved...

Land disputes threaten Sreehatta zone

The fate of Sreehatta economic zone is hanging in the...

FDI from China up slightly in 2017

Net inflow of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from China increased...

Moheskhali’s blooming into industrial hub looks likely

Southeastern Moheskhali may blossom into an 'integrated' industrial hub as...

NGOs call for recognising women’s unpaid work

There is a need for recognising women's unpaid work that...

NEC approves Tk 1.73 trillion ADP for FY19

The National Economic Council (NEC) has approved a Tk 1.73...

India, Bangladesh finalise framework deal on $500m LOC

India and Bangladesh on Wednesday finalized framework agreement to implement...

IMF projects 7.0pc growth in FY '18

Bangladesh economy is set to grow by 7.0 per cent...

Forex reserve falls below US$ 32b

Country's foreign exchange reserve (forex) fell below US$ 32 billion...