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BAMDA holds seminar on money market

FE Online Desk January 02, 2018 13:40:15

A seminar on Treasury Management: Money Market & ALM and launching of Dealers’ Directory was held in the city Tuesday, arranged by Bangladesh Money Market Dealers Association (BAMDA), said a...

Barisal to get world class hotel; MoU signed

FE Report January 02, 2018 12:24:24

The government has moved to build a world class hotel and tourism training centre on in Barisal aiming to boost tourism activities in the country's southern region, officials said. Under the move, th...

UAE aviation will fly higher in 2018

-- January 02, 2018 12:06:05

Propelled by four flagship carriers, the UAE aviation industry is set to reinforce its role as a key driver of the nation's diversified economy in 2018. With non-oil sectors expected to account for n...

Joining plurilateral trade talks a must to sustain in global trade: Dr Mustafiz

-- January 02, 2018 11:40:37

A senior trade expert of the country suggested that Bangladesh should actively be engaged in plurilateral trade negotiation to avoid falling behind global trade regime. “Bangladesh should take...

LTU automated recordkeeping suffers for lack of expertise

Doulot Akter Mala January 02, 2018 09:38:03

The automated recordkeeping system in the case of large taxpayers has remained almost dysfunctional for a year for lack of expertise at the National Board of Revenue (NBR). Officials said the tax adm...

Woori Bank gives edu materials to disabled students

-- January 02, 2018 00:45:04

Woori Bank, a South Korean bank, has donated education materials, including books and school bags, among the students of Disabled Child Foundation as part of its annual Corporate Social Responsibility...

Mastercard offers EMI facility to travellers

FE Online Desk January 01, 2018 14:51:58

Mastercard, in association with Discovery Tours & Logistics, has launched a campaign to provide an opportunity to have trips on 0% interest EMI facility for its cardholders. According to the camp...

PM declares pharmaceuticals 'product of 2018'

-- January 01, 2018 13:31:13

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday declared the pharmaceutical products, including their raw materials, as the 'Products of the Year 2018'. The announcement came while she was inaugurating the mo...

Mitsubishi remains optimistic on jet delivery goal

-- January 01, 2018 13:15:50

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd is on track to deliver its repeatedly delayed commercial jet by mid-2020, the head of its aircraft unit said, despite a risk of an order cancellation. Th...

IBBL opens agent banking outlet

-- January 01, 2018 12:22:36

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has inaugurated its agent banking outlet at NH Computer Training Center in Bagherpara upazila of Jessore, recently.  Ranajit Kumar Roy, MP, Jessore-4 Constituency...

Spadework on for BD-Lanka container feeder service

Syful Islam January 01, 2018 10:05:32

A new container feeder service between Chittagong and Colombo may set sail by April, officials said, as spadework for the shipping operations is underway. Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) and Ce...

PCBs' operating profits soar on pvt sector credit growth

Siddique Islam January 01, 2018 01:18:06

The unaudited operating profits of the country's private commercial banks (PCBs) witnessed a remarkable growth in 2017, mainly due to high credit growth to the private sector. Most of the banks saw t...

DITF to diversify, improve Bangladeshi products: PM

-- December 31, 2017 22:51:34

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said 'Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)-2018' will help create another opportunity in product diversification and generate a growing interest among local ent...

DITF-2018 kicks off Monday

-- December 31, 2017 22:13:51

The 23rd Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF-2018 will begin tomorrow (Monday) at Sher-E-Bangla Nagar, west side of Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC), in Dhaka. Prime Minister Shei...

Bahrain keen to enhance trade with Bangladesh

FE Online Desk December 31, 2017 19:21:58

Bahrain recently discussed ways to enhance bilateral trade and economic relations with Bangladesh and underscored the role of private sector in this regard. The discussion took place when Bangladesh...

Chinese power company NEPC eyes BD market

-- December 31, 2017 17:09:05

NEPC, one of the giant power engineering companies in China, has set up its office in Dhaka with a long term plan to expand in Bangladesh market. The company aims to grow in the by country by setting...

Dhaka meets only 5.0pc housing demand: Study

FE Online Report December 31, 2017 14:59:22

Only 5.0 per cent of the housing demand is met in Dhaka city, a study reveals. Now the city requires 0.12 million housing units in total. The issue came to light as Brac Institute of Governance and D...

China bans 553 car models to curb emissions

FE Online Desk December 31, 2017 14:00:37

The Chinese government has issued a stop-sale order for 553 cars that don't meet fuel economy regulations. The order will come into effect on January 1st, 2018. The list of the 553 cars banned from...

Walton goes green with DITF pavilion

FE Online Desk December 31, 2017 13:23:18

Walton is setting up a three-storey premier pavilion at the upcoming 23rd edition of the month-long “Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)-2018 in line with green technology. The fair is schedu...

Thousands of VW owners seek damages

-- December 31, 2017 12:17:13

Swiss consumer protection organisation SKS has filed a claim on behalf of some 6,000 car owners seeking damages from Volkswagen AG and Swiss car dealer AMAG related to the “Dieselgate” e...

TCB cancels licences of 23 inactive dealers

FE Report December 31, 2017 12:04:17

Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) has cancelled licences of 23 of its dealers for breaching the terms and conditions of the contract agreements. The state-run trading agency issued an order in...

Repay export bills duly: BAFEDA

FE Online Desk December 31, 2017 11:57:46

Bangladesh Foreign Exchange Dealers’ Association (BAFEDA) has called for making the payment of all matured and accepted inland export bills timely in line with international practice. It made t...

Saudi Aramco appoints shipyard joint venture CEO

Reuters December 31, 2017 11:17:12

Saudi Aramco and its partners have appointed Fathi K. Al-Saleem as chief executive of a joint venture to build a shipyard on the kingdom’s east coast, part of the Saudi Arabian government’...

Port services become costlier as NBR wakes up to an SRO late

Doulot Akter Mala December 31, 2017 09:41:24

Port usage is poised to become costlier with the NBR asking the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) to realise 15 per cent value-added tax (VAT) on all services: storage of products, scanning and other re...

Bank transactions to remain closed on Sunday

-- December 30, 2017 20:04:36

Transactions of all banks will remain closed on Sunday (tomorrow) as it is the last day of 2017. "Banking transactions will be closed. But we will perform our official activities," said Abdul Baten C...

6,000 Swiss VW owners seek damages

-- December 30, 2017 18:06:33

Some 6,000 Swiss car owners has sought  damages from German Volkswagen and local car dealer AMAG over emissions scandal. Country's consumer protection organisation SKS has filed a claim with the...

Walton brings multi-touch Compo TV

FE Online Report December 30, 2017 16:06:36

Walton has introduced its latest invention ‘Big Screen Multi-touch Compo-TV’, the first of its kind in Bangladesh. A consumer can control all functions of the television by just touching...

Bank Asia gives scholarship for higher study

FE Online Desk December 30, 2017 15:58:34

Bank Asia Foundation has selected 205 meritorious students, who live in rural areas, to give scholarship for higher study for the current year as a part of corporate social responsibility. The Founda...

EBL launches AI-based banking

FE Online Desk December 30, 2017 13:18:50

 Eastern Bank Ltd (EBL) has launched country’s first Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based banking chatbot titled ‘EBL DIA’ (EBL Digital Interactive Agent)  - where anyone can...

CETP construction co again seeks time extension

Ismail Hossain December 30, 2017 10:30:32

The JLEPCL-DCL, a China-Bangladesh joint venture company, has again sought extension of the deadline for the construction of central effluent treatment plant (CETP) at Savar Tannery Estate up to June...