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Doha to host 'Made in Bangladesh' show

FE Report June 25, 2019 22:05:20

A trade and investment exhibition titled 'Made in Bangladesh' is going to be held in Doha, Qatar, in December to showcase only Bangladeshi products and services.     Bangladesh Fo...

RMG workers’ payment system to go digital

-- June 25, 2019 13:50:25

President of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) Rubana Huq on Tuesday said the wage payment system of RMG workers is going to be digitalised soon. "RMG workers will re...

Mercantile Bank workshop on ICRRS

FE Online Desk June 25, 2019 13:26:08

Mercantile Bank recently organised a workshop titled “Internal Credit Risk Rating System (ICRRS)” at its training institute in Dhaka. Credit desk officials from sixty branches of the bank...

Standard Bank, Rose Sweaters sign deal

FE Online Desk June 25, 2019 13:19:07

Standard Bank Ltd. and Rose Sweaters Limited have signed an agreement for specialized services of Retail Banking named “Employee Savings Account Services” recently at SBL Board Room, Head...

China, US officials talk ahead of Trump-Xi meet

-- June 25, 2019 12:56:49

Senior Chinese and US trade officials spoke by telephone on Monday ahead of talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump set for later this week, as the world’s two l...

Tech know-how modernises China's century-old industrial city

-- June 25, 2019 12:51:56

With the head sheaves whirling on top of the derrick, the century-old No.1 pit of the Kailuan colliery still lifts coal from deep underground. The icon of the old industrial city of Tangshan is also a...

Union Bank workshop on 'Prevention of Money Laundering'

FE Online Desk June 25, 2019 12:39:54

Union Bank Training Institute organized a day-long workshop on ‘Prevention of Money Laundering & Combating Terrorist Financing’. Hasan Iqbal, Deputy Managing Director of Union Bank, w...

Bank Asia holds training workshop on “Islamic Banking Business”

FE Online Desk June 25, 2019 12:00:13

Mr. M Azizul Huq, Chairman, Shariah Supervisory Committee of the Board, Bank Asia Ltd., inaugurated a day-long training workshop on “Islamic Banking Business” for 52 Heads of Branches of t...

Capital dredging of Karnaphuli likely to be completed in 2022

Nazimuddin Shyamol June 25, 2019 10:41:43

The long-awaited capital dredging of Karnaphuli River is likely to be completed in 2022. Chattogram Port Authority (CPA) in association with Bangladesh Navy (BN) under a project worth Tk 2,420 mi...

JICA frets over delay in land acquisition

Munima Sultana June 25, 2019 10:37:09

A delay in acquiring the land for the cross-border road network improvement project has disappointed its Japanese financier. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has expressed its...

1.45m cash transactions in March reported

Rezaul Karim June 25, 2019 09:37:02

Bangladesh Bank (BB) did not find any terror or money-laundering links with more than 1.45 million cash transactions in March this year. The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) received ove...

Digital shipment platform for BD, China markets

-- June 24, 2019 17:07:29

An initiative has been launched to deal with "drop shipment" between Bangladesh and China as Bangladeshi businesses see a potential market for drop-shipping business with a big volume of transaction b...

AT to raise cement output cost, manufacturers say

FE Online Report June 24, 2019 13:59:24

Cement production cost may rise by 10 per cent if the proposed advanced tax (AT) is implemented, manufacturers say. The observation came at a post-budget press conference organised by the Bangladesh...

More than 15pc agency commission not allowed from August 1

FE Online Desk June 24, 2019 13:54:42

Bangladesh Insurance Association (BIA) has decided to take legal action against any company, if it allows more than 15 per cent agency commission from August 1. Chairmen, vice-chairmen, directors and...

Mercantile Bank, Bakhrabad Gas sign deal

FE Online Desk June 24, 2019 13:12:34

Mercantile Bank Limited has recently signed an agreement with Bakhrabad Gas Distribution Co. Ltd (BGDCL). The agreement was signed by Adil Raihan, Deputy Managing Director & CSBO of the Bank, a...

REHAB condoles death of Toufiq M Seraj

FE Online Desk June 24, 2019 13:06:37

Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh (REHAB) has condoled the death of its former president Toufiq M Seraj. In a statement, REHAB president Alamgir Shamsul Alamin and senior vice preside...

China for compromises on both sides in trade talks

-- June 24, 2019 12:42:35

Both China and the United States should make compromises in trade talks, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Monday, ahead of a much anticipated meeting between the Chinese and US pres...

Farm loan disbursement to cross FY '19 target

Siddique Islam June 24, 2019 11:58:36

The farm credit disbursement is expected to cross the target by the end of this fiscal year (FY) as the central bank has beefed up efforts to make such credit available to the farmers, officials s...

Prepaid metre production starts in July

-- June 24, 2019 11:34:02

Country's first-ever electric prepaid metre-manufacturing plant in Khulna goes into production in the second week of July. The plant is aimed at fulfilling the huge demand for prepaid metres and thus...

Warnings over higher bank borrowing target

FE Report June 24, 2019 10:29:09

Higher bank borrowing target to meet the budget deficit will worsen the private investment drought as money market faces an acute shortage of funds spawned by rising troubled loans, speakers warned on...

BPC's 'payment automation' launch hits snag

FE Report June 24, 2019 09:47:51

The launch of planned 'payment automation' of state-run Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) is facing hurdles due to opposition from certain quarter. As a result, its planned launching on July 01...

Gold traders, jewellers can enjoy bond facility: NBR chief

FE Online Report June 23, 2019 21:01:27

Gold traders and jewellers of the country will enjoy bond facility if they import gold with the intention of exporting it back as finished products. National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Md Moshar...

Govt plans to increase yearly motorcycle production to 1.0m

-- June 23, 2019 20:43:49

The government has set a target to increase the capacity of yearly motorcycle production to 1.0 million and to create an employment opportunities for 1.5 million people in this sector by 2027. The in...

400 underprivileged women complete Citi UCEP technical edn programme

-- June 23, 2019 20:41:07

Citibank, N.A., Bangladesh and Underprivileged Children’s Educational Program (UCEP) organised Certificate Awarding Ceremony on Sunday for the underprivileged young women who graduated under the...

Yunus delivers public lecture at Mexican university

-- June 23, 2019 19:47:23

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus recently delivered a public lecture at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, the oldest Mexican public university. Prof Yunus delivered the public lect...

BD keen to boost trade ties with Georgia

-- June 23, 2019 19:44:33

Bangladesh is keen to enhance trade ties with Georgia especially in pharmaceuticals, readymade garments, and agro products and ceramics sectors. New Delhi-based Georgian Ambassador to Bangladesh Arch...

Four leading RMG cos to disburse salary through bKash

FE Online Desk June 23, 2019 12:38:09

More ready-made garment workers will receive their salary to their mobile wallets as four factories- Ananta Companies, Best Wool Sweaters Ltd, Renaissance Group and Snowtex Group have signed agreement...

Japan finally agrees to sign loan deal for Matarbari power plant

FHM Humayan Kabir June 23, 2019 10:14:28

Japan has finally agreed to provide US$1.3 billion funds for Matarbari 1,200MW thermal power plant, softening its earlier position. The Asian economic giant did not confirm the funding during the Pri...

Growing demand spurs fresh apparel investment

Monira Munni June 23, 2019 09:29:37

Local apparel makers are now making fresh investment in manufacturing value-added items especially lingerie mainly to meet the growing global demand, industry people said. Besides, shifting orders fr...

Move to launch Trade Support Centre for women in Rangpur

-- June 22, 2019 20:20:26

The government is going to launch a ‘Trade Support Centre’ in Rangpur to help women so that they can boost their business at home and abroad. Women will get training from the centre on pr...