Loading...
The Financial Express
Swasti Lankabangla Swasti Lankabangla

Search results for: trade

Dhaka proposes instituting Saudi residential facilities for domestic helps

Dhaka proposes instituting Saudi residential facilities for domestic helps

Arafat Ara 2018-07-18 09:41:39

The government has proposed that Saudi Arabia introduce residential facilities for women domestic helps working in the Gulf country, officials said. Dormitory will help reduce the exploitation of mai...

Urea supply crisis may hit next Boro crop

Urea supply crisis may hit next Boro crop

Jubair Hasan 2018-07-18 09:27:58

Severe urea fertiliser crisis is feared in the upcoming Boro season, as the authority concerned finds it difficult to handle the growing supply-demand mismatch of the key agro input, officials said....

Dr Atiur stresses sustaining financial stability

Dr Atiur stresses sustaining financial stability

-- 2018-07-17 21:46:26

Bangladesh Bank (BB) former governor Dr Atiur Rahman has suggested continuing to remain focused on the hard-earned financial stability for sustaining the macroeconomic transformation of Bangladesh. H...

ServicEngine gets National Export Gold Trophy

ServicEngine gets National Export Gold Trophy

FE Desk 2018-07-17 21:45:34

The government has awarded the National Export Trophy to ServicEngine BPO for its contribution to the country's export trade in computer software, says a statement. A total of 63 companies and enterp...

Trade union rejects proposals on minimum wage

Trade union rejects proposals on minimum wage

FE Online Report 2018-07-17 19:09:10

A trade union has rejected the proposals submitted by representatives of garment factory owners and workers on minimum wage for entry-level apparel workers. The Bangladesh Sanjukta Garments Sramik Fe...

Japan, EU sign FTA amid Trump’s trade war

Japan, EU sign FTA amid Trump’s trade war

-- 2018-07-17 17:46:44

Japan and the European Union signed a wide-ranging free trade deal on Tuesday that both sides hope will act as a counterweight to the protectionist forces unleashed by US President Donald Trump’...

Linkus ends ‘Road to Final’ campaign

Linkus ends ‘Road to Final’ campaign

FE Online Desk 2018-07-17 16:54:48

Linkus Network Technology Bangladesh Limited, a digital entertainment and Live streaming app, has successfully completed its ‘Road to Final’ campaign with a raffle draw. Linkus organise...

Oil climbs from 3-month low as  more oil workers strike in Norway

Oil climbs from 3-month low as more oil workers strike in Norway

-- 2018-07-17 14:44:37

Brent crude prices rose from a three-month low on Tuesday after more oil workers went on strike in Norway, supporting a market that has been dominated by oversupply issues in recent days. Brent crude...

BD’s success stories need to get global exposure

BD’s success stories need to get global exposure

Mehdi Musharraf Bhuiyan 2018-07-17 14:03:03

Bangladesh's recent economic successes need better publicity and visibility abroad, said a senior official of global financial giant Standard Chartered. This, in turn, would help the country enhance...

Pavilions Hotels & Resorts  deploys Infor HMS and SunSystems

Pavilions Hotels & Resorts deploys Infor HMS and SunSystems

-- 2018-07-17 13:48:01

The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has deployed Infor Hospitality Management System (HMS) for its hotel operations and Infor SunSystems for its financial operations in its Bali, Phuket, Madrid, and Am...

UCB arranges month-long training course

UCB arranges month-long training course

FE Online Desk 2018-07-17 13:45:56

As part of its continuous human capital development process, Mr Arif Quadri, Additional Managing Director & Head of Human Resources Management Division of UCB inaugurated a month-long Foundation T...

IBBL discussion on  compliance of Shariah in banking

IBBL discussion on compliance of Shariah in banking

FE Online Desk 2018-07-17 13:25:53

Dhaka North Zone of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited organised a client get-together and discussion titled “Compliance of Shariah in the Banking Operations” recently at a hotel in the city....

Norway's Telenor misses Q2 forecast

Norway's Telenor misses Q2 forecast

-- 2018-07-17 13:07:39

Norwegian telecoms operator Telenor posted second quarter (Q2) results that slightly lagged forecasts on Tuesday, but the company reiterated its outlook and its focus on operational efficiency in i...

China's June home prices  accelerate to near two-year high

China's June home prices accelerate to near two-year high

-- 2018-07-17 12:52:22

China’s new home prices accelerated to their fastest pace in almost two years in June, with buyer demand in bigger cities resilient in the face of fresh curbs against speculation, a sign more re...

Amazon faces web issues on Prime Day

Amazon faces web issues on Prime Day

-- 2018-07-17 12:46:21

Shoppers in the US and elsewhere are struggling to access Amazon's website as one of its biggest annual sales, Prime Day, gets underway. Many reported the e-commerce platform had crashed, showing the...

US launches five WTO challenges to retaliatory tariffs

US launches five WTO challenges to retaliatory tariffs

-- 2018-07-17 10:56:16

The United States launched five separate World Trade Organization dispute actions on Monday challenging retaliatory tariffs imposed by China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and Turkey following US...

JICA mission in city to discuss Matarbari port, new metro rail

JICA mission in city to discuss Matarbari port, new metro rail

FHM Humayan Kabir 2018-07-17 10:14:00

A Japanese mission is now in Dhaka to find out the scope for financing the Matarbari port and the second metro rail projects, officials said on Monday. A Ministry of Finance (MoF) official said the...

NBR certificate must to get DTAA benefit

NBR certificate must to get DTAA benefit

Doulot Akter Mala 2018-07-17 09:53:29

Taxpayers will require obtaining clearance certificate from the National Board of Revenue (NBR) for getting any tax benefit under the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA). Different companies,...

RMG owners, workers submit proposals on minimum wage

RMG owners, workers submit proposals on minimum wage

FE Report 2018-07-17 09:48:32

Owners and a worker representative have proposed Tk 6,360 and Tk 12,020 respectively as the minimum monthly wages for entry-level apparel workers. The proposals came at a meeting of the wage board fo...

Beijing, Brussels to support free trade, promote multilateralism

Beijing, Brussels to support free trade, promote multilateralism

-- 2018-07-16 22:12:30

China and the European Union (EU) on Monday agreed to jointly work to safeguard the rules-based international order, promote multilateralism, and support free trade, reports  Agencies. The agree...

Rebates protect auto industry from counter tariffs in Canada

Rebates protect auto industry from counter tariffs in Canada

-- 2018-07-16 21:57:22

Canadian government customs provisions are expected to soften the blow on the country's powerful automotive industry from retaliatory tariffs on US steel, according to trade lawyers and industry leade...

MetLife HK wins three awards

MetLife HK wins three awards

FE Online Desk   2018-07-16 20:25:39

MetLife Hong Kong has been honoured with three prestigious awards for leadership in using digital innovation and InsurTech integration to elevate customer experience, product solutions and marketing....

BMGEA proposes Tk 6,360 as minimum wage

BMGEA proposes Tk 6,360 as minimum wage

FE Online Report 2018-07-16 18:35:27

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) president on Monday proposed Tk 6,360 as monthly wage for an entry level worker. The proposal by BGMEA president Md Siddiqur Rahman,...

ECB looking for new bank supervisor chief

ECB looking for new bank supervisor chief

-- 2018-07-16 17:10:25

The European Central Bank has advertised for a new bank supervisory chief, looking for an expert to oversee a sector still weighed down by bad loans and weak profitability following the bloc’s d...

Etiqa launches its first-ever Chatbot  and Google Home Mini Giveaway

Etiqa launches its first-ever Chatbot and Google Home Mini Giveaway

FE Online Desk 2018-07-16 14:45:41

Singapore’s leading online insurer Etiqa has launched its first-ever chatbot to create a better customer experience for insurance buyers, making its services available through the Google Assista...

ICSB team meets IDRA chairman

ICSB team meets IDRA chairman

FE Online Desk 2018-07-16 14:35:17

A delegation of Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) led by its Vice President and the Chairman, CS Regulations Sub Committee, Md. Selim Reza FCS called on Md. Shafiqur Rahman Patwa...

ONE Bank celebrates 19th founding anniv

ONE Bank celebrates 19th founding anniv

FE Online Desk 2018-07-16 13:12:10

ONE Bank Limited arranged an event on the occasion of 19th founding anniversary of the Bank at its Corporate HQ. M. Fakhrul Alam, Managing Director cut a cake along with senior executives and employe...

EU says China could open its economy if it wishes

EU says China could open its economy if it wishes

-- 2018-07-16 12:29:10

China could open its economy if it wishes, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday in Beijing, as Beijing comes under growing pressure over its industrial policies amid an esc...

Oil prices ease on potential supply hikes

Oil prices ease on potential supply hikes

Reuters 2018-07-16 11:42:59

Oil prices fell on Monday as concerns about supply disruptions eased and Libyan ports resumed export activities, while traders eyed potential supply increases by Russia and other oil producers. Brent...

Goldman may name David  Solomon as CEO early this week

Goldman may name David Solomon as CEO early this week

-- 2018-07-16 11:23:30

Goldman Sachs Group Inc is expected to name David Solomon as its next chief executive officer early this week, the New York Times reported here on Sunday. The announcement, which will formally esta...