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By Raju Ahmed On Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Uniform VAT rate for 3 consecutive yrs

Currentnews.com.bd Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said a single and uniform VAT rate will be applicable for three consecutive years from the next fiscal. “This rate will be 15 percent which will remain More...

By Raju Ahmed On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Budget session begins today

Currentnews.com.bd The budget session (16th session) of the 10th Parliament will begin at 11:00am today with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair. Finance Minister AMA Muhith is scheduled to place the More...

By Raju Ahmed On Sunday, May 14th, 2017

15% VAT from July 15, says Muhith

Currentnews.com.bd Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said the new law for value-added tax (VAT) will be effective from July 15. Talking to the journalists after a meeting in Secretariat on Sunday (May More...

By Raju Ahmed On Saturday, May 13th, 2017

No fees for sending remittance: Finance Minister

Currentnews.com.bd Bangladeshi migrant workers will not have to pay any fees for sending remittances to the country from July 1, Finance Minister AMA Muhith said on Saturday.   Speaking at a pre-budget discussion More...

By Raju Ahmed On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Prices of rice on the rise

Currentnews.com.bd Prices of rice are on the uptrend in the capital as well as the country in the retail and wholesale markets. The prices of rice increased by Tk. 2 to 10 a kilogram in the city’s wholesale markets More...

By Raju Ahmed On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Muhith may bring some changes in Vat law

In the wake of widespread protests by the business community, Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday said there will be some changes in the new VAT law.   “I’m thinking about giving some relief… More...

By Raju Ahmed On Monday, May 8th, 2017

Michael Foley appointed CEO, Yasir Azman deputy CEO of GP

Currentnews.com.bd The Grameenphone Board of Directors has appointed Michael Foley (56) as the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from 26 May, 2017. Petter-B Furberg (49), who has served as interim More...

By Raju Ahmed On Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Gold prices drop

Currentnews.com.bd Gold prices in Bangladesh have dropped after increasing several times consecutively following the fall of its value in the international market. The new prices will be effective from tomorrow More...

By Raju Ahmed On Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Asian Development Bank set to double its loan size for Bangladesh

Currentnews.com.bd The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is planning to almost double its loan size to $1.8-$2 billion for Bangladesh this year as its economy is growing fast to be the East and East Asia’s ‘success More...

By Raju Ahmed On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $110m in US talc cancer case

Currentnews.com.bd Pharmaceutical firm Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been ordered by a US court to pay more than $110m (£85m) to a woman who says she developed ovarian cancer after using its talcum powder. Lois More...

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