ADB loans set to be costlier

The Asian Development Bank's (ADB's) loan to Bangladesh is going...

NBR sets sleuths to detect tax-dodgers, money-launderers

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) set its three intelligence...

Bangladesh ship building industry earns $150m in 5 years

The ship building industry of the country earned $ 150...

BB starts impact study on offshore banking

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has started conducting a study on possible...

Quasi-fiscal activities breed budgetary, fiscal distortions

There exist numerous quasi-fiscal activities in the country which adversely...

Govt rethinks rice tax reduction as market ignores intervention

Authorities have decided to reconsider the idea of further reducing...

BIMSTEC senior officials' meeting kicks off in Nepal

KATHMANDU: The 18th session of the BIMSTEC Senior Officials' Meeting...

Project seeks addl fund, past targets are unmet

The rural development and cooperatives division has sought an additional...

Cambodia making strategy to get Bangladesh rice order

The Cambodian apex rice industry body has been meeting this...

Country's economy to be 30th largest in five yrs, in PPP terms

Bangladesh's gross domestic product (GDP) now stands at US$686.59 billion...

July inflation rises to 5.57pc

The inflation (point-to-point) went up by 0.17 percentage points to...

Bank liquidity rises on lending slowdown

Overall excess liquidity with country's commercial banks increased, as of...

ADB loans $200m to boost urban governance, infrastructure

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday approved a US$200...

VOP may linger at a price of Tk 1.0b

The VAT Online Project (VOP) may linger for two more...

Bangladeshi youth to get Tk 9.5b loan for self-employment

The Karmasangsthan Bank will disburse Tk 9.5 billion (950 crore)...

Bangladesh market for farmed fish up 25 times in three decades

A study shows that the market for farmed fish grew...

World Bank pushes for $500m costly credit

The World Bank has offered Bangladesh US$500 million worth of...

Govt lowers source tax to 0.7pc for all sectors

The government has reduced income tax at source to 0.70...

India-Thailand difference delaying FTA under BIMSTEC

Difference between India and Thailand over market access is one...

Corruption, bureaucratic ineptitude among hurdles

Corruption, bureaucratic inefficiencies and lack of transparency are, among others,...

Nine DMDs on govt list to replace their MDs

The government formed Sunday a nine-member panel of deputy managing...

Dhaka bourse opens flat

Dhaka Stock Exchange has displayed a flat movement as major...

Dhaka metro rail company misses functioning timeline

Full functioning of Dhaka's metro-rail company is likely to get...