Dhaka city to get 0.85m pre-paid meters

The government has approved a Tk 6.58 billion project to...

Mahathir for opening up BD worker recruitment to all agencies

The Malaysian government wants to open up the recruitment of...

Export earnings grow by 20pc in July

Country's earnings from goods exports grew nearly 20 per cent...

ECNEC approves Tk 8.26b livelihood programme

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today...

'Huge foreign investment will come in FY19'

Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said Bangladesh will receive...

WB confirms $510m loan to improve secondary education

The World Bank has confirmed $510 million loan to enhance...

Dhaka-Ctg Expressway project: Cost soars to Tk 335b for huge land acquisition

The projected high spending for land acquisition has propelled the...

Bangabandhu’s killing hit ‘economic take-off’

Participants at a seminar in the city on Sunday recalled...

BDT depreciation set to fuel external debt stocks

The local currency's depreciation against dollar is set to raise...

Padma bridge may miss deadline

Slightly over two-fifths of physical work of the Padma bridge...

Outbound jobs drop by 24 per cent

The country's overseas employment dropped by more than 24 per...

Ratio of BD's black economy slipping, says IMF paper

The ratio of the shadow economy in Bangladesh in terms...

$350m ADB assistance for Rohingya rehabilitation, education, power

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide US$350 million assistance...

India's rural-urban mobile ownership gap is worse than Bangladesh

India has nearly one billion phone users and yet there...

‘$44b export target set for FY19’

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday said the government has...

Bangladesh sending caregivers to Japan

Bangladesh is going to send caregivers to Japan for the...

‘No changes’ to yield rates of savings tools before next election

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has ruled out the possibility of...

Country in the grip of ‘twin deficits’

Fiscal deficits in developing economies including Bangladesh have direct impact...

Govt to acquire 500 acres more land for Araihazar Economic Zone

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on...

11 development projects get ECNEC nod

The government on Tuesday approved 11 development projects including the...

Inflation dips slightly in July

The point-to-point inflation rate dropped by 0.03 percentage point in...

BB to release new notes from August 13

Bangladesh Bank (BB) will release new currency notes for Taka...

Inward remittances may cross $17 billion this fiscal: BB

The central bank expects the overall inward remittance to cross...