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UAE keen to grow bilateral trade to $10bn by 2030

UAE Ambassador to Bangladesh Saed Mohammed Al-Mheiri addresses a program on Bangladesh-UAE trade ties in the capital Dhaka Tribune To this end, the Embassy of the UAE in Dhaka has drafted a roadmap The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is keen to increase their bilateral trade with Bangladesh to $10 billion by 2030, a top official […]

Activities remain confined to holding occasional meetings only Although 26 sectors have been identified to exploit the potentials of blue economy in Bangladesh, almost all the sectors remained untapped for lack of proper initiatives. So far, only a small administrative cell, Blue Economy Cell (BEC), was created in January 2017 under the Energy and Mineral […]

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FBCCI, DCCI voice out at separate events The country’s two key trade bodies yesterday demanded the central bank bring down the interest rate on lending to single-digit with a view to enabling businesses to flourish. The call came from the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) and the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce […]

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Construction works of different utility service offices and land filling in Mirsarai Economic Zone being progressed simultaneously, as local and overseas investors are increasingly showing their interests to park their capital in the 30,000 acres of economic zone Dhaka Tribune Investment proposal of $12b received, employment for 1.5m people Construction work of Mirsarai Economic Zone […]

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File photo of Chittagong port Md Manik/Dhaka Tribune Exporters said that the container handling increased mainly due to the increase in the import and export volume in recent times Handling of containers at the Chittagong port has seen a sharp rise in November with the total reaching to 2.65 million TEUs, 9.42% higher than the […]

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Bangladesh Bank governor Fazle Kabir and Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management director general Toufic Ahmad Choudhury are seen with the officials holding newly introduced publications at the 7th annual banking conference organised by BIBM at its premises in Dhaka on Wednesday. — New Age photo The overall situation in the country’s banking sector has not […]

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CPD’s Distinguished Fellow Debapriya Bhattacharya presents the Abdul Ghafur Memorial Lecture 2018, organised by the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies at its office in Dhaka yesterday. Photo: Star Star Business Report The economic growth in recent years has favoured the richest section of the society and the disparity increased between 2010 and 2016, said Debapriya […]

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Nine banks get BB notice over overpriced dollars  Sunday 28th October 2018 Ittefaq Report Dutch-Bangla Bank, Dhaka Bank, Trust Bank, BASIC Bank, Mutual Trust Bank, City Bank, Prime Bank, NCC Bank and Exim Bank have been penalized by the Bangladesh Bank for selling dollars to importers at higher prices. The central bank on Sunday said […]

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Workers at the Golden Son Ltd factory in Chittagong busy making toys that are set to be exported to the US, and European markets Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune Made in Bangladesh toys are already available in Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Russia, Japan, Australia, the US, and other countries A number of toys popular with children across the […]

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Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, the platform of European retailers, has failed to keep its promise to start handing over RMG factory safety monitoring responsibility to the government body in time. In a meeting of Transition Monitoring Committee held on October 10, Accord representative to the committee had promised that in the […]

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Panelists at a discussion session at the Bangladesh Innovation Award 2018 at Le Méridien on October 20, 2018 Courtesy Bangladesh Brand Forum organized the ceremony at the Grand Ballroom of Dhaka’s Le Méridien hotel on Saturday Bangladesh Innovation Award 2018 has recognized 19 best innovations for sectors like  financial, apparel, healthcare, SDG inclusion, process, product […]

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A file photo shows a crane lifting a container in Chittagong port. Country’s trade deficit in July-August of the current financial year 2018-19 soared by 19.30pc compared with the same period of last FY due to continuous rise in import payments. — New Age photo Country’s trade deficit in July-August of the current financial year […]

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