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Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today expected Bangladesh to fetch over US$60 billion by 2021 from exports while the amount was over US$34 billion in the last year. “Bangladesh earned over $34 billion from export in the last fiscal year, registering around 10 percent growth from the year before and by 2021 the figure would be […]

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Citycell employees will launch a protest if the management fails to respond positively to their demand by Tuesday Employees of Citycell have demanded that the mobile operator management immediately clear all their unpaid dues. Leaders of the Employees’ Union of Citycell will submit a letter in this regard to the top management of the country’s […]

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Companies and brands in Bangladesh should invest in digital marketing to reach out to technologically connected population, said experts yesterday. Md Mehedi Reza, a product manager at Alibaba, China’s biggest online commerce company, said digital marketing is witnessing a lot of changes in Bangladesh of late. “In 2012, I approached hundreds of companies to make […]

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Bangladesh for the first time held a single-country trade fair in Amsterdam of the Netherlands. The Dutch-Bangla Chamber of Commerce and Industries (DBCCI) and the Bangladesh embassy in the Netherlands jointly organized the trade fair Dutch Bangla Expo 2016 on 28-29 September at the famous RAI convention Centre. The exposition showcased business and investment opportunity in Bangladesh […]

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The Chittagong port is experiencing record container congestion owing to non-operation of long vehicles that carry loaded and empty containers to and from the harbour for the last four days. If the situation continues for two more days the port would face a deadlock, according to officials of the Chittagong Port Authority. Covered vans bring […]

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BGMEA President Siddiqur Rahman has claimed that bank owners are withdrawing thousands of money from financial institutions through forgery and imposing higher interest on the borrowers which is increasing business cost. The president of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association made the statement while addressing a round table discussion on “Export Business and Future” held […]

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For Dhaka commuters, taxi woes may be over soon. Uber, the global taxi service company, is all set to hit the Dhaka roads within weeks. With Uber taxis plying around, Dhaka’s commuting experience will change forever. “Bangladesh has similar traffic chaos like in Indonesia” said a source linked to Uber. “Our service will help ease […]

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The telecom regulator has decided to take action against WiMAX operators Banglalion and Qubee for their failure to pay government dues, said officials of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission. The BTRC decision came at a recent commission meeting presided over by its chairman Shahjahan Mahmood. According to BTRC data, the total dues of Banglalion are Tk 63 […]

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Only 6 tanneries operating in Savar; relocation of most of the factories to take months or yet another year, the city’s leather industry hub in Hazaribagh continues to face serious environmental pollution and health hazards for the people living in and around the area, thanks to the delay in relocating the tanneries to Savar. The […]

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নাদিম মজিদ বাংলাদেশি প্রতিষ্ঠান অ্যাপলম্বটেকবিডি ইন্টারনেট কাজে লাগিয়ে তৈরি করছে বাড়ির জন্য স্মার্ট প্রযুক্তি।   ২৮ জুলাই। জাপানের টোকিও শহরের টোকিও ইন্টারন্যাশনাল ফোরাম হলে চলছে কেবল টেক শো-২০১৬ মেলা। এক স্টলে একটি রোবটকে জাপানি ভাষায় নির্দেশ দেওয়া হচ্ছে। নির্দেশনা অনুযায়ী রোবটটি স্টলে রাখা লাইট অন-অফ করছে, লাইটের আলো কমাচ্ছে-বাড়াচ্ছে এবং একটি লাইট থেকে ২৫৬ রঙের […]

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The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) will transport petroleum products from the northeastern state of Assam to Tripura through Bangladesh from September 7, an official said here on Sunday. The official said the arrangement was due to the difficulties faced in carrying petrol and diesel through the Indian roads of the region. The IOCL under […]

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday urged the exporters to take initiative to explore new global markets as well as diversification of their export products considering the changing demands of the people in different countries. She said Bangladesh over the last few years has acquired capacity of exporting varieties of products abroad. But more diversification of […]

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