Tapping the potential of leather industry

The leather industry in Bangladesh is the third largest sector...

To tame Kim before more madmen take birth

Puzzlingly, the world is now being led by some crazy...

Afghanistan faces existential crisis: New US strategy

The past weeks have seen a gradual decline in the...

Eid-ul-Azha -- meaning of sacrifice

In this universe there are 18000 species of God's creation....

Bellwether Bangladesh: 'Identity' & South Asia's 'partition'

August 2017 ended as a loaded month, when two already...

Exploring new export markets

Declining export growth, falling remittance inflow and a consequent deficit...

Weighing innovation and regulation for sustainable development

Oftentimes, technology and innovation-driven industrial growth is perceived to be...

Current floods and co-riparian cooperation

Bangladesh has been subjected to varying degrees of flooding since...

Role of BCIM-EC initiatives

The Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) economic connectivity forum for regional cooperation, well-known...

Averting risk to short-term foreign currency borrowing

In the process of import financing, documentary credit is one...

Bangladesh: In search of sustainable development model

Often people face dilemma in distinguishing between economic growth and...

Cruelty unabated in the classroom

One bright spark once said: "truth is stranger than fiction"....

Collateral-based lending vs cash flow-based lending

Most of the bank lending in Bangladesh  is backed by...

Projection of adequate supply of sacrificial animals this year  

The Department of Livestock has estimated availability of more than...

Mechanism to settle foreign investors' disputes

Investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) is a mechanism designed to protect...

Ensuring stability of financial system

The stability of the financial system is a prerequisite for...

The complex economic conundrum needs attention

Different factors are beginning to wield their own impacts on...

South Asian economic integration

Regional integration in the areas of trade, investment and capital...

Growth, per capita income and welfare

Taking a long-term view, Bangladesh has made tremendous progress over...

Bangladesh: 'Weak power' climate-change leader

Alice Baillat, who coined both highlighted title terms in her...

Measuring the Internet for freedom  

Last year, during a wave of deadly political protests in...

Battery technology opening up energy opportunity

To many of us who grew up in rural Bangladesh...

Energising the shipbuilding industry

Shipbuilding has in recent years emerged in Bangladesh as a...