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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...

337.2m euro deals with Germany for energy, climate

Bangladesh and Germany have signed three bilateral agreements for implementing...

NBR yet to realise Tk 218b VAT, SD arrears from Petrobangla

No visible progress has yet been made despite the government's...

CPD labels 2017 as year of banking fraud

Country’s leading think-tank Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has highlighted...

FDI slightly up in Jan-Sept

Net inflow of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased marginally in...

Forex flies out as MNCs get insured abroad illicitly

Many of the multinational companies (MNCs) in Bangladesh allegedly get...

Power sector seeks Tk 46.18b more

Power sector has sought Tk 46.18 billion more in the...

Growing consumer class claims substantial loans

Consumer-credit flow grows stronger, indicating rise of the consumer class...

Trade deficit doubles in July-November

The country's overall trade deficit nearly doubled in the first...

China to invest $5.0b in BD economic zone

A Chinese company has moved fast to invest US$ 5.0...

Revenue collection misses mark

Finance Minister AMA Muhith said the state of revenue collection...

FM pins hope on achieving revenue in FY18

The finance minister (FM) expressed hope that the government would...

WB projects 6.4pc growth for current fiscal

World Bank has estimated that Bangladesh economy will grow by...

Manpower export from Ctg region rises in 2017

Manpower export from the Chittagong region increased substantially last year...