Foreign aid inflow jumps by 91pc in five months

Bangladesh received US$1.72 billion worth of foreign aid in July-November...

Govt revenue receipts far off lofty target

Government revenue receipts remain far off an 'ambitious' target set...

Chittagong port moves 27 notches up in container-handling

The country’s main seaport has set a record by advancing...

WB approves more loans for social safety-net programmes

The World Bank (WB) has approved a loan of $245...

Banks’ falling asset quality may weaken lending capability

Declining asset quality of Bangladesh's banks could weaken their lending...

‘Banks should court mergers and acquisitions for bailout’

Banks in Bangladesh should go through mergers and acquisitions, which...

Thrust on stopping fake currency flow between India, BD

A joint task force has emphasised on increasing cooperation between...

Amu seeks Japanese investment in automobile sector

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu has sought more Japanese investment...

Proposal to float separate procurement division faces opposition

The planning minister disagrees on a proposal made by the...

BD spends one-third of what WHO recommends

Bangladesh still has a per-capita health expenditure of US$ 37...

Country’s brand value keeps on rising

The brand value of Bangladesh as a nation has been...

Import orders scale all-time high of $16.10b

The country's overall import orders recorded an all-time high of...

Dutch organisation to ensure RMG workers' health

A development organisation of Netherlands is set to help in...

ADB okays $100m more for microfinance programme

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an additional $100...

UN projects 7.1pc growth for BD this year

The United Nations has projected that Bangladesh economy will grow...

ADB keeps BD's growth projection unchanged

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in its latest outlook supplement...

BD now model of workplace safety: ILO chief

Outgoing ILO country director Srinivas B Reddy has said that...

Disease-resistant potato to save farmers Tk 1.0b

Farmers in Bangladesh grow about 10 million tonnes of potato...

Bangladesh, France win-win investment partners: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said China businessmen can enjoy...

Direct green finance by banks, FIs is only 5.88pc: Report

Direct green finance makes up only 5.88 per cent of...

New economic corridor 'can make $150b output by 2050'

The proposed South-west Bangladesh Economic Corridor (SWBEC) may help generate...

BD to construct multipurpose terminal under 3rd Indian LoC

The government will construct a multipurpose terminal with Indian Line...

Muhith calls for more ADB fund

Finance Minister AMA Muhith requested the Asian Development Bank (ADB)...