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Writing off bad loans: Bankers want it to be a judgement call

Country's top bankers Sunday proposed amending the existing loan write-off...

NBR earns Tk 24.13b through ADR in two fiscal years

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) earned Tk 24.13 billion...

Speakers stress coordination between academicians and policy makers to achieve SDGs

South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM) SDG Centre hosted...

Ministry sends biotechnology policy draft to cabinet soon

The Ministry of Industries (MoI) has prepared a draft of...

Revenue officials greet DCs' offer with concern

The revenue officials have strongly opposed the recent proposal of...

PFC accounts can be used to make import payment

The central bank has allowed Private Foreign Currency (PFC) account-holders...

Robust financial sector can be fourth driver of BD economy: ADB

Bangladesh needs to be serious to get the fourth pillar...

Import growth 6.0pc in July-May of FY '19

Country's imports grew by nearly 6.0 per cent in the...

BD gets $6.21b foreign aid, $9.78b pledged in FY ‘19

Bangladesh received foreign assistance amounting to US$ 6.21 billion in...

ECNEC approves eight projects worth Tk 51.42b

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has...

Malaysia to lift moratorium on Bangladeshi workers soon

Malaysia is expected to lift the moratorium on Bangladeshi workers...

PPP Office seeks a host of tax benefits for new areas

The Public Private Partnership (PPP) Authority has sought tax benefits...

China-BD joint venture company to invest $1.46m in Ishwardi EPZ

A China-Bangladesh joint venture company, M/S Golden Ocean Limited, will...

Govt decides to take ADB loan, finally

The government has finally decided to take out loan from...

Korea willing to invest in energy, infra, ICT

Visiting South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said his country...

Korean PM wants stronger economic ties with Bangladesh

Visiting South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon on Sunday expressed...

Women workers' outflow up 10pc in Jan-Jun

The number of outbound women workers has increased by more...

Minimum value for customs assessment made neutral

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has introduced a country-neutral...

Finance minister seeks AIIB support for energy sector

China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Friday assured Bangladesh...

'Bangladesh to seek Korean investment for innovative production'

Bangladesh will seek Korean investment for producing new and diverse...

Advance Tax puts importers in a tight spot

Importers said they have been bleeding after the slapping of...

Call for FTA with KL to boost trade

Bangladesh business leaders and experts have accentuated the signing of...

WB to help BD achieve middle-income status

The World Bank said it will continue support Bangladesh in...