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Textile materials fair kicks off in city

FE Online Report January 31, 2018 15:42:34

A four-day exposition on yarn, fabric, denim, dyes and chemicals kicked off on Wednesday in the city's International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) aiming to give an impetus to the country&rsquo...

UK car output drops to 9-year low

-- January 31, 2018 14:53:01

British car production fell 3.0 per cent at 1.67 million vehicles in 2017, falling to a 9-year low, an industry body said on Wednesday. The car production fell last year for the first time since 20...

ONE Bank opens 93rd branch

FE Online Desk January 31, 2018 14:22:01

ONE Bank Limited has opened its 93rd branch at Tanbazar area in Narayangonj district, recently.  Sayeed H Chowdhury, chairman of the ONE Bank, inaugurated the branch on Sunday, according to a m...

Fujifilm to cut 10,000 jobs globally

-- January 31, 2018 13:59:52

Fujifilm Holdings Corporation is cutting 10,000 jobs globally at its joint venture with Xerox Corp, to overhaul the photocopying business amid a tough market environment. The Japanese company said it...

Robi team greets Mustafa Jabbar

FE Online Desk January 31, 2018 13:34:53

Robi’s senior management team has greeted Mustafa Jabbar, newly-appointed Posts, Telecommunications, Information and Communication Technology Minister, at his office. Mahtab Uddin Ahmed, Robi&r...

New chairman of BUILD

FE Online Desk January 31, 2018 12:51:59

Mahbubul Alam, President of the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) has  taken over as the Chairman of the Trustee Board of Business Initiative Leading Development (BUILD) f...

Hyundai Motors offers spl discounts for employees of BRAC Bank

FE Online Desk January 31, 2018 12:33:29

Hyundai Motors Bangladesh Ltd. organised a car display programme at the Head Office of BRAC Bank Limited recently. Hyundai Motors Bangladesh displayed two of their most prominent South Korean brands:...

Govt finalises guidelines for ship-breaking industry

Our Correspondent January 31, 2018 10:33:23

Chittagong Ship-breaking Yards Employees and Workers Federation president Md Shafar Ali said the government has finalised the regulations and guidelines for the country's ship-breaking industry. "The...

Three large taxpayers need to pay Tk 2.12b in VAT, excise duty

FE Report January 31, 2018 10:08:38

The Large Taxpayers Unit (LTU) under VAT wing Monday and Tuesday issued separate demand notices to three large taxpayers to pay VAT and excise duty worth Tk 2.12 billion. The notices were served on s...

Climate trust deposits fund with FBL for higher returns

Kamrun Nahar January 31, 2018 09:23:36

Climate Change Trust Fund (CCTF) had decided to deposit its money with Farmers Bank Limited (FBL), considering higher interest rate offer. The fund was deposited without exercising necessary due dili...

Set up commercial courts at division level to address contract enforcement issues: Speakers

FE Desk January 31, 2018 00:52:04

Terming alternative dispute resolution (ADR) a more business-friendly channel for resolving disputes, discussants at a roundtable have stressed the need for setting up commercial courts in divisional...

Tofail sees no syndicate behind price hike of onion

-- January 30, 2018 22:10:59

Minister Tofail Ahmed on Tuesday said there was no syndicate behind the onion price hike in the country. According to him, “There was no activity of syndicate behind onion production, import an...

Vegetable export brings $81.03m foreign currency

-- January 30, 2018 19:26:32

Bangladesh has earned US $ 81.03 million foreign currency from vegetable export in fiscal 2016-17. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed came up with the revelation while responding to a query in the parlia...

BATB wins top prize of ICMAB Best Corporate Award-2016

FE Online Desk January 30, 2018 14:53:12

British American Tobacco Bangladesh (BATB) bagged the top prize of ‘ICMAB Best Corporate Award-2016’ in Manufacturing (others) category for excellence in corporate governance. Managing Di...

S’pore mobile payment app helps raise over $10m

-- January 30, 2018 12:48:01

SpherePay, Singapore's homegrown mobile payment app, announced on Tuesday it completed its fundraising exercise, which saw the company raise over $10 million, according to Media OutReach. It has not...

BDBL holds annual business conference

FE Online Desk January 30, 2018 12:32:27

Bangladesh Development Bank Limited (BDBL) has organised ‘Annual Business Conference-2018’ at its auditorium. Sahabuddin Ahmed, secretary-in-charge of the ministry of food, and also the d...

Benapole port activity resumes

-- January 30, 2018 11:30:31

Export and import activities between Bangladesh and India through Benapole land port in Jessore district resumed on Monday night after five days of halt. The land port activities remained suspended...

Gas for LafargeHolcim power plant: Supplier seeks to hike tariff

M Azizur Rahman January 30, 2018 11:02:32

State-run Jalalabad Gas Transmission and Distribution Systems Ltd (JGTDSL) has sought to increase the tariff of natural gas it makes available to LafargeHolcim Bangladesh Ltd for running its captive...

BGMEA board gets extension again

FE Report January 30, 2018 10:12:38

The government extended again the tenure of the BGMEA board of directors by one year on Monday, bypassing the election that was supposed to be held on March 07 next, sources said. They said the move...

Regent Airways to connect Dhaka with Dammam in Feb

-- January 30, 2018 00:22:20

Regent Airways, a renowned airline of Bangladesh, has spread its wings further, adding a new route from Dhaka to Dammam, the third biggest commercial city of Saudi Arabia.    The Airwa...

UK retailers yet to renew safety deal in Bangladesh factories

FE Online Desk January 29, 2018 18:28:01

Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Debenhams, Next and Sainsbury’s are among a group of British retailers yet to join international rivals in renewing their commitment to a factory safety d...

GSSCP forms 19-member body, starts journey in BD

FE Online Report January 29, 2018 18:22:15

The Global Society for Supply Chain Professionals (GSSCP) recently formed a 19-member executive committee with Tanzil Aslam as its president, says a statement. Surajit Mukherjee is the vice president...

SIBL gets ICMAB Best Corporate Award

FE Online Desk January 29, 2018 15:10:12

Social IslamiBank Limited (SIBL) has won the Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) Best Corporate Award 2016 under the private commercial bank (Islamic operation) category. The SIBL received t...

Int’l Plastic Fair starts Wednesday

FE Online Desk January 29, 2018 14:40:13

A four-day International Plastic Fair-2018 will kick off on Wednesday at the Bangabandhu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Dhaka city, aiming to help promote the sector. Bangladesh Plastic Go...

Union Bank's foundation training course ends

FE Online Desk January 29, 2018 14:12:15

The closing ceremony of the 15-day long foundation training course (Phase-II) of the Union Bank Limited was held recently. The training institute of the Union Bank organised the concluding ceremony o...

Shakib, Shishir inaugurate boutique house in city

FE Online Desk January 29, 2018 13:29:08

Sakib Al-Hasan and his wife Umme Ahmed Shishir have inaugurated a new flagship store of Nabila Boutique Limited at city’s Gushan Avenue, recently. The boutique house’s creative director...

UCB signs agreement with Baridhara Cosmopolitan Club

FE Online Desk January 29, 2018 12:37:45

  United Commercial Bank Limited (UCB) signed an agreement with Baridhara Cosmopolitan Club on launching of co-branded UCB Platinum Mastercard recently.   A E Abdul Muhaimen, Managing Dir...

Tk 480m loss as Benapole port trade remains suspended

-- January 29, 2018 12:22:56

The import and export activities through Benapole Land Port remained halted for four days since Thursday following an indefinite strike enforced by Indian traders at Petrapole, causing a loss of Tk 48...

Chubb appoints new country President for Korea

-- January 29, 2018 11:58:52

Chubb announced the appointment of Edward Ler on Monday as the new Country President for its general insurance business in Korea. Mr. Ler replaces Edward Kopp, who was recently appointed as the new C...

NAFTA deal collapse could cost US farmers dearly

-- January 29, 2018 10:34:25

A collapse of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which US President Donald Trump has threatened to scrap, could create the most profound disruption for US farmers who produce grains, mea...