Loading...

Search results for: Trade

Daraz buyers meet its officials in port city  

FE online report     October 14, 2019 22:22:01

Daraz Fan Club arranged ‘fan meet’ at Saint Martin Hotel in Chattogram on October 12 (Friday).  The buyers of Daraj met the high officials of the popular e-commerce organisation of t...

Momen stresses innovation to bolster economic growth

-- October 14, 2019 20:33:56

Urging the youths to utilise innovations for economic growth, Foreign Minister Abul Momen said Bangladesh has been turned into a manufacturer country of technology product and services. He made the c...

Fifth NTM Week starts in Geneva

FE Online Report October 14, 2019 17:08:44

The fifth edition of Non-Tariff Measures or NTM Week starts on Monday at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) organises the NTMs Week each yea...

EBL-BSHL payroll banking agreement

FE Online Desk October 14, 2019 14:14:05

Bangladesh Specialized Hospital to enjoy EBL Payroll Banking service for disbursement of their employees’ salary. Ali Reza Iftekhar, Managing Director and CEO, Eastern Bank Ltd. (EBL) and Dr. M...

Bagdoom.com wins BASIS ICT Digital Awards

FE Online Desk October 14, 2019 14:07:35

Bagdoom.com has won BASIS National ICT Awards - 2019 organized for the third time by the Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS). The C.E.O of the company Mirajul Huq said...

Trade costs of NTMs now more than double that of tariff

FE Online Report October 14, 2019 14:07:06

Though Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) often serve legitimate and important public policy objectives, trade costs of these measures are more than double that of ordinary customs tariffs, according to a new...

UCB hands over donation cheque to AMDA International, Japan

FE Online Desk October 14, 2019 13:38:36

United Commercial Bank Limited (UCB) handed over a donation cheque for Taka twenty lac to the President of AMDA International, Japan Dr. Shigeru Suganami, MD., Ph.D under UCB’s CSR activities on...

Chattogram hi-tech park to open this yr: Official

Nazimuddin Shyamol October 14, 2019 11:13:45

The construction work of a hi-tech park in the port city is going on in full swing. The Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) is establishing the Tk 250 million (Tk 25 crores) hi-tech park at Bangkok Sin...

66pc manufacturing units lack waste management system: Survey

YASIR WARDAD October 14, 2019 10:54:49

Sixty-six per cent of country's manufacturing industries have no waste management systems of their own, posing serious threat to the environment and sustainable business, a government survey reveals....

Marine drive expressway: Project put on ice as Chinese fund gets uncertain

MIR MOSTAFIZUR RAHAMAN October 14, 2019 10:39:07

The implementation of the Cox's Bazar marine drive expressway project, for which China pledged fund, has apparently been put on a back burner. Previously, the government had scrapped a deal with the...

BD Uber drivers on 24-hour strike protesting ‘irregularities’

FE Online Desk October 14, 2019 10:18:17

Two groups of Uber drivers have announced a 24-hour strike from Sunday midnight to press home their eight-point charter of demand. Dhaka Ridesharing Drivers Union and Bangladesh Ridesharing Drivers A...

BPDB running four costly power units defying BERC

FE REPORT October 14, 2019 09:53:43

The state-run Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB), has kept four of its most expensive diesel-fired power plants operational defying the energy regulator's instruction to shut those. The Bangla...

No more tax exemption facility this fiscal

FE REPORT October 14, 2019 09:49:19

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said on Sunday that the government would implement the fiscal measures for the current year without further amending the tax exemption provision. He said henceforth...

World Bank slashes India’s growth forecast to 6.0pc

-- October 13, 2019 21:00:17

The World Bank (WB) slashed on Sunday its growth forecast for India's current fiscal year to 6 per cent, down from 7.5 per cent, warning that the "severe" slowdown could further weaken the country's s...

Daraz holds seller summit in Chattogram

FE Online Desk October 13, 2019 13:18:34

Country’s largest online shopping platform Daraz Bangladesh (daraz.com.bd), for the second time, organised a seller summit in Chattogram. The main purpose of the event was to inform all the mer...

Sustainability Day on Monday

FE Online Desk October 13, 2019 12:39:15

Sustainability Day will be observed in Bangladesh on Monday, 14th October, 2019. The ceremony will mark pilot of UNGC’s SME Toolkit Project, that is aimed at promoting SME entrepreneurs to he...

China's software, IT service sector sees steady growth in Jan- Aug

-- October 13, 2019 12:08:41

The revenue of China's software and information technology (IT) service industry reported stable growth in the first eight months, official data showed. The software and IT service sector raked in a...

Duty-free access to Indonesia: BD to finalise list of 300 products tomorrow

TALHA BIN HABIB October 13, 2019 11:00:37

The government will finalise a list of 300 products tomorrow (Monday) for seeking duty-free market access to Indonesia under a proposed Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA), officials said. Under the m...

'Abolish fumigation in importing US cotton'

MONIRA MUNNI October 13, 2019 10:27:14

Local spinners and cotton importers have urged the government to withdraw the age-old provision of conducting fumigation in importing raw cotton from the US to save time and money. Bangladesh imports...

IOCs stripped of waiver in new VAT law

Doulot Akter Mala October 13, 2019 10:15:20

The waiver of Value Added Tax (VAT) for international oil companies on local production and supply of gas no longer exists in the new law, although their contract has such a provision. Petrobangla wi...

2,633 buses registered in Jan-Sep

FE Online Report October 12, 2019 17:40:35

2,633 buses were registered with Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) in the first nine months ofcurrent calendar year. Of them, 2,215 buses were registered in Dhaka during January to September...

Microsoft Envision Forum on October 16

FE Online Desk October 12, 2019 12:55:09

For the first time in Bangladesh, Microsoft Envision Forum will take place on October 16, 2019 at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka. The inaugural full-day conference is part of a global event series en...

RAKUB holds co-ordination meeting of Rangpur Division

FE Online Desk October 12, 2019 12:15:13

A co-ordination meeting between bank management, zonal managers and branch managers of Rangpur Division of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) was held recently. Md. Idris, Managing Director of...

BTRC asks ISPs to provide parental controls

Ismail Hossain October 12, 2019 10:40:57

The telecom regulator has asked all Internet service providers to make available 'parental guidance' features at the users' end to limit the children's access to Internet. The Bangladesh Telecommun...

Egg production gets boost

SAJIBUR RAHMAN October 12, 2019 10:30:39

Production of eggs in the country has increased steadily over the last decade, thanks to the expansion of poultry industry that came close to meeting the domestic demand. The annual egg output surged...

BTC suggests seasonal tariff on onion import

REZAUL KARIM October 12, 2019 10:27:51

The Bangladesh Tariff Commission (BTC) has suggested imposing duty on the import of onion during its harvesting time to ensure fair price for the farmers. Duty should be imposed during the January-...

One-man company formation faces first hurdle

JASIM UDDIN HAROON October 12, 2019 10:17:00

The proposed amendment to the Companies Act allowing formation of a company by a single person is facing the first hurdle as the finance ministry is in favour of making a fresh review. The gove...

CPA may waive dues of LNG terminals, carriers

SYFUL ISLAM October 12, 2019 10:16:21

The government is actively considering waiving port dues and charges for LNG (liquefied natural gas) terminals and vessels at Moheshkhali, Cox's Bazar. Officials concerned said the authorities are th...

China's musical instrument market accounts for one-third of world's total

Xinhua October 11, 2019 15:37:29

China's musical instrument sector is witnessing a rapid growth, authorities said, with its market value accounting for nearly one-third of the world's total. Last year, the value of the market reache...

Govt extends deadline again for fixing flaws of RMG units

FE REPORT October 11, 2019 11:42:02

The government has again extended the deadline by up to six months for fixing the flaws of readymade garment (RMG) factories inspected under the national initiative to avoid punitive measures like clo...