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Govt asks BB to instruct banks to act accordingly

REZAUL KARIM January 21, 2020 10:53:21

The government has asked the central bank to immediately instruct all commercial banks for taking all necessary measures to facilitate quick imports of some 17 essential commodities by traders, offici...

City printers see heyday

SAIF UDDIN January 21, 2020 10:47:02

The printers in the capital are making a brisk business in the recent days following increased demand for printed materials, like - posters and leaflets, to be used for electioneering in two Dhaka cit...

Doubt deepens over timely completion of Padma bridge

FHM HUMAYAN KABIR January 21, 2020 09:59:30

Poor record on execution has prompted the Bangladesh Bridge Authority, or BBA, to slash the allocations for the Padma bridge project by 25 per cent during the current fiscal, officials said on Monday....

‘Increasing numbers of NPLs fuelling cost of borrowers’

FE ONLINE REPORT January 20, 2020 19:06:31

Newly elected president of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) Shams Mahmud on Monday said soaring non-performing loans (NPL) would increase cost of doing businesses as it fuels cost of bo...

SJIBL inks deal with tour company

FE Online Desk January 20, 2020 14:05:11

Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Own the World Company Ltd, one of the leading & well-reputed tours & travels company on Monday at Bank’s C...

BDFA holds get-together

FE Online Desk January 20, 2020 13:54:26

  All dairy farmers gathered from all around the country to attend “BDFA Milon Mela” at Savar, organised by Bangladesh Dairy Farmers’ Association (BDFA). Around 1500 farmers a...

Thrust on biz-friendly atmosphere for women traders

FE Online Desk January 20, 2020 13:20:50

Women businessmen have urged to create a business-friendly environment in the country. They also said e-payment system and e-filing system need to be more utilized. Attending a workshop on  'Ch...

Samsung appoints new mobile chief

Reuters January 20, 2020 11:50:27

Samsung Electronics on Monday named its youngest president as its new smartphone chief as the firm seeks to defend its lead in the handset market from rising challenges from rivals such as Huawei Tech...

LafargeHolcim to be a building material solutions provider

FE Report January 20, 2020 11:30:27

LafargeHolcim Bangladesh vows to become the most sustainable and trusted building material solutions and service provider in the country. "The global cement manufacturer will be an effective partner...

Accord-victim RMG factory now battles local foe

FE REPORT January 20, 2020 10:47:29

Liberty Fashion Wears Limited, a closed apparel manufacturing company, on Sunday alleged that its tenant company Sinha Knit and Denim Ltd is trying to capture its property forcefully. The Sinha Kni...

Indian engineering trade show begins Wednesday

FE Online Report January 19, 2020 17:46:28

A three-day Indian engineering trade show will kick off in the capital on Wednesday aiming to forge global supply chain with partners from Bangladesh. The second edition of the show styled 'INDEE Ban...

Saudi Arabia deports another batch of Bangladeshi workers

-- January 19, 2020 15:05:32

Another 224 Bangladeshi workers were deported by Saudi Arabia on Saturday, although many of them claimed to have legal documents. A Saudi Airlines flight carrying 116 workers landed at Dhaka airport...

Padma Bank training course begins

FE Online Desk January 19, 2020 14:00:39

A 7 day-long training on “Basic Credit Course”, arranged by Padma Bank Training Institute began in the capital on Friday. Managing Director & CEO of the bank Md. Ehsan Khasru inaugura...

Uttara Bank's Kushtia branch re-located

FE Online Desk January 19, 2020 13:51:38

Mr. Mohammed Rabiul Hossain, Managing Director & CEO of Uttara Bank Limited, inaugurated the new premises of Kushtia Branch on Sunday. Senior executives and local dignitaries were present on the...

BAMLCO Conference of Al-Arafah held

FE Online Desk January 19, 2020 13:32:53

A BAMLCO Conference of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd was held at Regency Hotel, Dhaka on Saturday to prevent Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing. Head of Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BF...

Jamuna Bank holds annual business confce-2020

FE Online Desk January 19, 2020 13:12:39

The annual business conference of Jamuna Bank Limited-2020 was held at Dali's Amber Resort in Munshiganj recently. Engr. Md. Atiqur Rahman, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Jamuna Bank, inaugura...

Overseas study to protect bridge from river erosion!

FHM HUMAYAN KABIR January 19, 2020 10:56:53

The Roads and Highways Department, or RHD, will send its officials abroad to gather experience in protecting a bridge from river erosion, sources said on Friday. They said the state-run road develope...

BGMEA for allowing foreign buyers to market RMG locally

Monira Munni January 19, 2020 10:46:27

The apex apparel trade body BGMEA has requested the authority concerned for permission of duty-free sale of locally-manufactured readymade garment (RMG) items in the domestic market through foreign br...

DMTCL in catch-22 with Thai builder

MUNIMA SULTANA January 19, 2020 10:38:21

The Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) is in a dilemma with a Thai contractor for not carrying its scheduled work on the mass rapid transit (MRT) line-06 in time. Sources said the Italian-T...

H1 import duty: Receipts from top 20 items dip

DOULOT AKTER MALA January 19, 2020 10:32:57

Tax collection from top 20 imported items has plummeted by 39 per cent during the first half of the current fiscal year, in a major blow to the revenue target. The National Board of Revenue, or NBR,...

Eight organisations recognised at ‘1ST HSBC Business Excellence Awards’

FE ONLINE REPORT January 18, 2020 22:32:48

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) Limited in Bangladesh has awarded eight organisations in different categories for their leadership in promoting the country and contributing to the...

BASIS members can make digital payments with co-branded credit cards

FE Online Report January 18, 2020 16:57:48

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has authorised digital marketing payments with co-branded credit cards for the BASIS members to help increase the volume of transactions and development of the IT sector.  E...

FSIBL holds biz confce, 2020

FE Online Desk January 18, 2020 12:51:55

The three-day long Annual Business Conference of First Security Islami Bank Limited ended at Sarah Resort, Gazipur on Saturday. The Conference was presided over by Syed Waseque Md. Ali, Managing Dire...

City Bank, bKash sign deal

FE Online Desk January 18, 2020 12:46:18

City Bank and bKash Limited, the largest mobile financial service provider in the country announced a strategic partnership, enabling bKash distributors to enjoy a working capital funding for short te...

Salman suggests amending Companies Act 1994

REZAUL KARIM January 18, 2020 10:47:14

An adviser to the prime minister has requested the commerce ministry to expedite the process of amending the Companies Act to help improve business environment in the country. Prime minister's advise...

DITF abuzz with weekend visitors

FE REPORT January 18, 2020 10:31:42

The Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) 2020 attracted a huge crowd on Friday, a public holiday, creating scopes for the city dwellers to visit the event and for the traders to make brisk business...

Veg exports grow by 117pc in H1

FE REPORT January 18, 2020 10:26:42

Country's vegetables exports showed strong performance in the first half of the current fiscal year 2019-2020. Insiders said improvement in compliance issues and opening markets by the European Union...

BGMEA pleads for incentivising jv apparel makers

FE REPORT January 18, 2020 10:18:35

The garment-sector apex trade body has urged finance ministry to provide a 1.0-per cent cash incentive for joint-venture apparel manufacturers, officials said. The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers an...

‘Made in Bangladesh’ expo begins in Qatar on Jan 28

-- January 17, 2020 18:12:03

A three-day exhibition titled ‘Made in Bangladesh’ will begin on January 28 at the “Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC)” in Qatar. Under patronise of the Export Promo...

China posts weakest growth in 29 years

Reuters January 17, 2020 11:42:11

China’s economic growth slowed to its weakest in nearly 30 years in 2019 amid a bruising trade war with the United States and sputtering investment, and more stimulus steps are expected this yea...