March 1, 2024, 8:29 pm
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected that the economy of Bangladesh would grow 7.6 per cent in fiscal year (FY) 2019-20
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday said punitive actions will be taken against anyone involved in defaulting loans
Outgoing Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Hiroyasu Izumi on Tuesday hoped that Bangladesh will become a developed and prosperous country as the centre of the “greater Bengal economy” and the two countries will enjoy stronger
Takehiko Nakao announced his resignation on Tuesday as the president of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), effective Jan. 16, 2020.
US President Donald Trump said on Monday Washington had struck trade agreements with Tokyo that could be implemented without congressional approval, but stopped short of assuring Japan that new tariffs would not be slapped on
The government will import 1.4 million metric tonnes of refined petroleum for a six-month period (July-Dec) of the current year from seven state-owned companies of six countries through negotiations.
Chairperson of the country's Competition Commission Abdur Rouf said on Sunday the practice of competition will help raise gross domestic product (GDP) by 2.0-3.0 per cent a year.
Some 175 Bangladeshi workers returned home from Saudi Arabia on Sunday night amid a crackdown on undocumented workers there.
A number of UAE business groups are set to invest $10 billion in Bangladesh, according to the Bangladesh Economic Forum, which will take place at Conrad Dubai Hotel in Dubai on Sunday.
The Asian Development Bank or ADB is set to disburse around $5.0 billion to finance several major development projects in Bangladesh between 2020 and 2022,
This rise in the source-tax collection is attributable to an increase in the number of bank depositors and the rate of interest.
As part of the move, the board has instructed the field-level tax officials to verify their tax at source, known as withholding tax, deduction and collection.
The Northeast Bangladesh Economic Corridor will comprise Narayanganj, Gazipur, Narsingdi, Kishoreganj, Mymensingh, Netrakona, Brahmanbaria, Habiganj and Sylhet, according to an ADB study
The country's export receipts for the first two months of the current fiscal year (FY) fell short of target by 12.40 per cent.
Industries minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun was present as the chief guest.
Alongside a uniform and quality education system at all levels, they suggested allowing a truly impartial institutional and regulatory framework for fair distribution of resources.
From now on, loan applications of the country's micro borrowers will be examined by the Microfinance Credit Information Bureau (MF-CIB), according to the entity's draft guideline.
It also recommended that the policymakers take effective measures to further improve the financial system if the country wants to reach the next stage of development.
Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka (MCCI) predicted the overall point-to-point inflation close to 6.0 per cent at the end of this month.
The Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) disseminated findings of the study - 'Competition, Concentration and Banking Sector Stability' - through a seminar on its campus in the capital on Tuesday.