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Container handling at Ctg port rises 9.42% last month

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 […]

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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Thai Ambassador to Bangladesh Panpimon Suwannapongse cutting a cake at the launching ceremony on Saturday, September 22, 2018 Rajib Dhar The inaugural flight is scheduled to take off on October 1 this year Budget airline Thai Lion Air launched direct flights between Dhaka and Bangkok, in an event at Lakeshore hotel on Saturday. They will […]

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Finance minister AMA Muhith is seen with World Bank lead economist Sanjay Kathuria and country director (Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal) Qimiao Fan, Centre for Policy Dialogue distinguished fellow Mustafizur Rahman, Policy Research Institute chairman Zaidi Sattar, Bangladesh Enterprise Institute president Farooq Sobhan and PRAN-RFL Group chairman and chief executive officer Ahsan Khan Chowdhury holding the […]

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Finance Minister AMA Muhith Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune A letter signed by Finance Minister AMA Muhith recently, was sent to BSEC to consider extending the duration to 10 years of the mutual funds which will mature by 2023 The Ministry of Finance has recommended that the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) extend the tenure of […]

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A file photo shows workers sewing clothes at a readymade garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka. Twenty-two per cent of female garment workers face physical, psychological and sexual harassment at workplace or on the way to/from the workplace, says a recent study. — New Age photo Twenty-two per cent of female garment workers face […]

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