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A2i, FBCCI to work on expanding business

FE Online Report November 12, 2017 18:49:03

Prime Minister’s Office’s Access to Information (a2i) Programme and Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work tog...

Pakistan’s largest trade expo ends Sunday

-- November 12, 2017 18:13:37

Pakistan's largest trade expo has ended on Sunday with the participation of 775 delegates from all around the world, including Bangladesh. The 4-day event, 10th Expo Pakistan 2017, was arranged by Tr...

Airbus, Boeing fight over Dubai deals

-- November 12, 2017 14:56:31

A battle for orders erupted on day one of the Dubai Airshow on Sunday as Europe’s Airbus and its US arch-rival Boeing prepared to fire opening salvos worth almost $30 billion. Airbus was widely...

Realtors seek cut in flat, plot reg fees

FE Report November 12, 2017 13:35:57

Local realtors have urged the government to reduce the registration fee from the existing 15.5 per cent to 6.5 per cent on purchase of flats and plots to help increase their sales. They made the plea...

Walton offer: School teacher wins 0.1 million cash

FE Online Desk November 12, 2017 12:26:12

A school teacher in Dohar on the outskirts of Dhaka city received Tk 0.1 million after he bought a Walton brand refrigerator on Thursday. Ajit Kumer Sarker, an assistant head teacher of Islamabad Hig...

China shopping festival smashes records

-- November 12, 2017 11:29:18

Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, said on Saturday its Singles’ Day sales extravaganza hit $25.4 billion, smashing its own record from last year and cementing it as the world’s bigges...

SBAC Bank holds workshop on ‘International Trade’

-- November 11, 2017 21:53:39

Training Institute of South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce (SBAC) Bank Limited organised Friday a workshop on ‘International Trade and Foreign Exchange’ at its head office, said a press r...

Govt to set up 520 rural bazaars

-- November 11, 2017 21:50:16

The government has initiated a project to set up 520 rural markets (bazaars) in 491 upazilas across the country. Objective of the project is to ease marketing of farm and non-farm products of margina...

BUILD, BusinessNZ inks MoU to alleviate business

-- November 11, 2017 21:18:00

Business Initiative Leading Development (BUILD) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a foreign organisation to alleviate the ease of doing business in Bangladesh. BUILD Chairman Nihad Kab...

REHAB, NBR to jointly handle real estate problems

-- November 11, 2017 19:38:48

Realtors and the revenue authorities have planned to work jointly to solve problems in the country's real estate sector, said National Board of Revenue (NBR) chairman Md Nojibur Rahman. "NBR has alr...

TPP agrees trade deal without US

-- November 11, 2017 19:25:03

Members of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal have agreed on the core elements to move ahead without the United States, officials said on Saturday, Although last-minute resistance from Ca...

Biman's aircraft induction move gets good response

-- November 11, 2017 18:13:04

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has received a 'good response' in its move to induct two more aircraft. Biman's Managing Director & CEO AM Mosaddique Ahmed said that eight companies from various countr...

Matlub becomes new president of IBCCI

FE Online Desk November 11, 2017 15:24:29

India- Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI) has elected a 16-member Board of Directors for the period 2017-19 with Abdul Matlub Ahmad, Chairman of Nitol Motors Ltd, as its president....

Apple about to become first trillion-dollar company

-- November 11, 2017 15:12:26

The world’s most valued company, Apple, just broke a new record by closing up 0.8 per cent at a record $176.21 on Wednesday. It is now valued at just over $904.72 billion at the close. Approxim...

Alibaba kicks off Singles' Day Shopping Festival

FE Online Report November 11, 2017 12:04:58

Alibaba, the world's largest online business-to-business trading platform for small businesses, has kicked off its annual Singles’ Day Shopping Festival. Known as the Alibaba 11.11 Global Shop...

Trade ties with some LDCs under review

Syful Islam November 11, 2017 09:57:53

Bangladesh is revisiting its trade ties with some least developed countries (LDCs) as they are in the process of graduating out of the world's poor-country club, officials said. The reevaluation of t...

China’s underwater hotel to open next year

-- November 10, 2017 19:28:55

Atlantis Sanya has announced that it is now accepting bookings and reservations for guests who want to stay in the integrated entertainment destination resort starting May 2018, said a press release....

Export, import thru' Benapole port resume

-- November 10, 2017 17:19:29

Export and import between India and Bangladesh through Benapole land port resumed on Friday morning. The activities at this port remained suspended since Thursday morning following  a strike by...

Gold prices hold steady

-- November 10, 2017 15:48:50

Gold prices on Friday held near a three-week high touched in the previous session, underpinned by uncertainty over US tax reforms and on track for the first weekly rise in four weeks. Spot gold was n...

Oil prices stable as markets tighten

-- November 10, 2017 15:42:16

Oil prices were seen slightly down but stable on Friday, supported by ongoing supply cuts and strong demand which have resulted in a tightening market. Brent crude was at $63.76 per barrel at 0756 GM...

Will no longer tolerate unfair trade: Trump

Reuters November 10, 2017 15:29:42

President Donald Trump has said the US will no longer tolerate "chronic trade abuses", in a defiant address at the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (Apec) summit in Vietnam. He said the US was prep...

Samsung launches wedding offer

FE Online Report November 10, 2017 15:16:31

Samsung Electronics Bangladesh has launched a wedding offer for newly married couple to win cruise trips to Singapore, home appliance sets, cash-back, free TVs, free home theatres, sound bars on purch...

ICP inks partnership deal with Rajshahi Kings

FE Online Report November 10, 2017 15:15:30

International Consumer Products (ICP) Bangladesh Limited, a multinational company, has signed an official partnership deal with Rajshahi Kings, a cricket team of Bangladesh Premier League. Tahmeed...

Uber losing money amid fierce competition

-- November 10, 2017 10:07:03

Uber Technologies Inc will continue to lose money in its home market for at least the next six months as rival Lyft Inc poses a fierce competitive challenge, Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on...

Biman to return two aircraft to shed losses

Kamrun Nahar November 10, 2017 00:25:07

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will return the two faulty Egyptian aircraft in March and May next year, more than a year before termination of the lease agreement to help prevent further losses. Experts a...

TPP trade deal talks reach critical point at Asia-Pacific summit

-- November 10, 2017 00:18:52

Talks on pushing ahead the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal without the United States (US) reached a critical point on Thursday as ministers from the 11 countries discussed a proposed agreem...

Wal-Mart gears up to compete on Black Friday

-- November 10, 2017 00:17:49

Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Thursday its US stores will feature color-coded sections for different product categories on Black Friday, as it prepares to compete for shoppers on one of the busiest shop...

Growing number of US investors plowing money into commodities

-- November 10, 2017 00:16:16

A growing number of investors are plowing money into commodities, seeking to diversify their holdings on gnawing concerns about a stock market correction as equities scale new highs almost daily, repo...

Customs workers’ strike halts trade through Benapole

-- November 09, 2017 22:47:18

Trade through the Benapole land port with neighbouring India has been on pause since Thursday morning following a strike by C&F workers. Thousands of C&F workers blocked the Jessore-Benapole...

More Japanese investment on cards

-- November 09, 2017 18:35:52

Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Hiroyasu Izumi has said more Japanese investors have shown their interest to invest in Bangladesh considering the lucrative offer and ideal atmosphere for foreign inv...