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Ceramic expo begins in city aiming to further promote sector

FE Report December 01, 2017 00:38:30

The first three-day 'Ceramic Expo Bangladesh-2017' began in the city aiming to create an avenue for both local ceramic makers and global stakeholders for further promotion of the sector. Commerce M...

Fish prices go up in city

FE Report December 01, 2017 00:37:02

Prices of fish and onion increased again last week, compounding woes of the consumers already hit hard by a surge in the prices of essentials. Prices of fish, especially those of indigenous ones, w...

BB urges banks to train outgoing workers

-- November 30, 2017 20:55:05

Bangladesh Bank (BB) urged all commercial banks to provide training to the unskilled workers who are going abroad under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities to increase the inflow of remit...

Farmers to get higher rice price this year

-- November 30, 2017 18:51:49

Farmers will get higher price for rice in the current Aman procurement season than last year. An inter-ministerial meeting decided to offer rice growers Tk. 39 a kg. It is Tk. 6 higher than last year...

Nilphamari Darwani Textile Mill resumes operation

Our Correspondent, Nilphamari November 30, 2017 18:17:30

State-owned Darwani Textile Mill in Nilphamari has resumed operation recently after remaining closed for more than 21 years. The mill, situated at Nilphamari municitality area, was established in 198...

Metal Agro clinches Agro Award

-- November 30, 2017 15:51:44

Metal Agro Limited (MAL) has achieved ‘The Honorable Mention as the Best Agricultural Organisation in Research and Innovation 2017’ for its outstanding performance. Standard Chartered Ban...

American Airlines faces pilot shortage

-- November 30, 2017 13:52:24

All American Airlines wants for Christmas is… some pilots. It has been revealed that an estimated 15,000 of the company's flights scheduled to run over the festive period do not have an assign...

Strike halts export-import at Benapole

-- November 30, 2017 13:06:30

Export and import between Bangladesh and India through Benapole land port  halted due to an indefinite strike. The Indian truckers called the strike from Thursday morning. They stopped carrying...

Global oil markets on edge

Reuters November 30, 2017 09:59:50

Oil markets opened cautiously on Thursday ahead of the outcome of an OPEC meeting in Vienna later in the day, with members set to debate the path for an extension of the group’s supply-cut agree...

Tariff value of aluminum rod, bar up

FE Report November 29, 2017 21:24:23

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has increased tariff value of aluminum rod, bar and profiles to US$3.5 from $2.2 per kilogram. NBR has taken the decision for increasing protective tax rates for t...

Partex Furniture opens outlet at Rampura

FE Online Desk November 29, 2017 15:45:21

Partex Furniture Industries Limited, a sister concern of Partex Star Group, has recently opened a new showroom at Rampura area, in front of BTV Bhaban in the capital. K. M. Ali, CEO (Complex - 1) of...

Standard Bank holds board meeting

FE Online Desk November 29, 2017 15:41:24

Standard Bank Limited organised the 285th meeting of the board of directors at its head office in the capital on Wednesday. Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed, Chairman of the Board of Directors, presided over t...

MBL signs agreement with CCRM

FE Online Desk November 29, 2017 14:53:01

Mercantile Bank Limited (MBL) has signed an agreement with Capital & Credit Risk Manager (CCRM) at the MBL head office recently. Md Quamrul Islam Chowdhury, Additional Managing Director & CBO...

Airbag defect triggers Toyota recall in Russia

-- November 29, 2017 14:34:38

Russia’s technical safety watchdog Rosstandart said on Wednesday it had been informed by Toyota Motor Corp about the recall of 9,310 Toyota Hilux cars produced between Sept. 2, 2011 and Nov. 28,...

'Go-Jek invests $2m in Pathao'

FE Online Report November 29, 2017 14:23:38

Indonesian unicorn Go-Jek is learned to have picked up a relatively small stake of around $2 million in Pathao, a two-wheeler riding startup app based in Bangladesh. These companies are understood t...

Bank Asia, UNDP-funded project ink MoU

FE Online Desk November 29, 2017 13:04:44

Bank Asia and UNDP-funded Swapno project of Local Government and Engineering Department recently inked an MoU on bringing female beneficiaries under the financial inclusion and make a tangible change...

Uber new CEO’s leadership principles to regain trust

FE Online Report November 29, 2017 13:02:38

New Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has recently published a new set of cultural values on LinkedIn. He is calling them 'Uber's new cultural norms.' Many people are saying that this new approach is an emot...

All eyes on OPEC Meeting

-- November 29, 2017 12:59:03

Oil price observers all around the world are keeping their eyes on the OPEC meeting, which is scheduled to be held in Vienna, Austria on Thursday. Oil prices in the international markets dipped sli...

BIGTEX 2017 begins Thursday

FE Online Desk November 29, 2017 12:38:31

A four-day BIGTEX 2017 - Bangladesh Int’l Garment & Texstyle Expo 2017, arranged by Red Carpet 365 Limited begins Thursday at International Convention City Bashundhara - ICCB, Dhaka. CTMA...

Biman gets poor response to fleet expansion bidding

-- November 29, 2017 12:24:52

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has got poor response from bidders as it moved to spread its wings to more destinations abroad. The national flag carrier plans to bring on board two 737-800 aircraft to it...

One bitcoin now worth more than $10000

-- November 29, 2017 11:10:12

The value of one bitcoin has gone past $10,000. The virtual currency reached the benchmark for the first time on Wednesday, just days after it passed $9,000. It caps a remarkable rise in value for t...

Traders fear cost rise as new rules take effect in December

Doulot Akter Mala November 29, 2017 10:01:38

Trade bodies and apparel makers have opposed the mandatory use of electronic seal and lock services on the transportation of goods in Chittagong port, fearing an increase in cost of doing business. T...

Indian economic growth set to snap five-quarter slide

-- November 29, 2017 01:21:54

Indian economic growth likely rebounded in the July-September quarter from the slowest growth in three years, with demand picking up modestly as the effects from a shock ban on high-value currency not...

Former EU adviser Zillul Hye Razi no more

-- November 28, 2017 21:40:50

Zillul Hye Razi, the former Trade Advisor to The European Union delegation in Bangladesh, passed away on Monday night. He died of cardiac arrest at 9:15pm in Dhaka, according to news portals. Razi w...

Banks to run until 8pm Wednesday, Thursday

-- November 28, 2017 21:14:16

All commercial banks will have to keep their branches open until 8pm on Wednesday and Thursday. The Bangladesh Bank has given the instruction to facilitate income tax return submission. The central...

Rajshahi Silk Factory resumes operation

-- November 28, 2017 17:22:14

After 15 years of shutting down, Rajshahi Silk Factory has partially resumed production Monday. The Bangladesh Silk Development Board (BSDB) plans to make at least five looms out of 63 functional wit...

Local airlines gearing up for holiday season

-- November 28, 2017 16:38:20

Private airlines US-Bangla, Novoair and Regent and the state-owned Biman Bangladesh Airlines have engaged in a competition for the upcoming holiday season. They are trying to capture bigger pie in pr...

Oil prices slip on OPEC uncertainty

-- November 28, 2017 15:05:35

Oil prices slipped in Asian trade on Tuesday amid uncertainty over a possible extension of output cuts by major crude producers. Brent futures had fallen to $63.72 a barrel by 0753 GMT, down 12 cents...

Global gold price holds 6-week high

-- November 28, 2017 14:58:10

Gold prices on Tuesday held near a six-week high hit in the previous session, supported by a weaker dollar ahead of a congressional hearing on US Federal Reserve chair nominee Jerome Powell and a po...

Marcel brings home appliances for winter

FE Online Desk November 28, 2017 14:44:35

Marcel Electronics has brought new models of various sorts of home appliances to meet the extra demands of the imminent winter season. Marcel, one of the leading electronics and electrical applianc...