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By Ziauddin Khandoker On Saturday, August 31st, 2019

BGMEA signs collaboration deal with ‘Sudokkho’

currentnews Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has signed a collaboration agreement with ‘Sudokkho’, a UK and Swiss government-funded programme. Under the deal, the BGMEA will More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Friday, August 30th, 2019

S Korea keen to invest in shipping, port development in Bangladesh

currentnews South Korean Minister of Ocean and Fisheries Moon Seong Hyeok has expressed his country’s keen interest to invest in Bangladesh’s shipping and port development sectors. State Minister for Shipping More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Friday, August 30th, 2019

KL eyes stronger ties with Dhaka; focus on trade, investment, tourism

currentnews Malaysia wants to further strengthen its relations with Bangladesh and explore opportunities in the areas of trade, investment and tourism, its envoy said Friday -reports UNB. “We see more Malaysian More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

17 foreign companies shortlisted to import LNG

currentnews Some 17 international companies are in a shortlist from whom the government will import LNG to meet the country’s demand for natural gas. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, with Finance Minister More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Chinese companies keen to invest in Bangladesh

currentnews A group of Chinese companies on Tuesday expressed their keenness in investing in different sectors in Bangladesh. They made the disclosure at a seminar on China-Bangladesh Investment Facilitation organised More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, August 25th, 2019

No more re-financing to the banks: Finance Minister

currentnews Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Sunday said that the government would not re-finance anymore to the state owned commercial banks to address their capital crunch. “There will be no more refinancing More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Friday, August 23rd, 2019

BB permits foreign businesses sending interest payment in foreign currency

currentnews Bangladesh Bank (BB) granted permission to foreign-owned manufacturing entities operating in the country to pay interest against short-term borrowing sourced from their parent companies or shareholders. The More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

BTA demands withdrawal of rawhide export decision

currentnews Tanners have demanded withdrawal of the government decision to export rawhide to save the industry. Bangladesh Tanners’ Association (BTA) came up with t he demand at an emergency press conference More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Wholesalers make large profit at rawhide markets

currentnews Seasonal rawhide traders did not get the government set prices for sacrificial animal skins this year, as tannery owners stayed below the set prices at Dhaka’s rawhide markets. Seasonal traders More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Monday, August 5th, 2019

Single-digit rates at 59 banks from October : Finance Minister

currentnews Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Sunday said that single-digit interest rates — flat 9% for lending and 6% for deposit — would be implemented fully at all 59 scheduled banks from October after More...

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