Bangladesh needs to overcome barriers to private investment

According to Bangladesh Business Climate Index 2024

16h ago

Monetary policy likely in 3rd week of July

The policy would aim to bring down inflation

16h ago

Dhaka stocks rise for fifth straight day

A price spike of blue-chip stocks played an important role for the gain

18h ago

Structure energy budget, keeping sustainability in mind: CPD

The think-tank said in a paper presented at an event on power and energy sector in the national budget for FY25

23h ago

Govt plans forming dedicated leather industry authority

The government has taken an initiative to establish a dedicated authority for the development and management of the leather industry, Bangladesh’s second-largest sector in terms of export earnings, with a focus on public and private enterprises.

1d ago

City Bank gets $30 million loan from OPEC Fund

City Bank recently signed a $30 million loan agreement with the OPEC Fund for International Development to support global trade by providing financing to importers and exporters in Bangladesh, especially in the agriculture and green energy sectors.

1d ago

Bangladesh receives $900 million in World Bank loans for two projects

These new financing operations will help Bangladesh in financial sector and urban management, says Abdoulaye Seck, World Bank country director for Bangladesh and Bhutan

2d ago

Deposits of Bangladeshi banks, nationals in Swiss banks hit lowest level ever

It declined 68% year-on-year to 17.71 million Swiss francs in 2023

3d ago

Mobile internet subscriber numbers witness big jump in April

The mobile internet subscriber base in Bangladesh witnessed a massive growth in April, increasing by 39 lakh, marking the biggest jump in recent years.

3d ago

Where are the analysts who predicted Bangladesh would go bankrupt? asks finance minister

The minister attends a post-budget seminar of Bangladesh Agricultural Economists Association

3d ago

Forex reserves rise by $300 million in a week

Reserves hit $19.53 billion on June 19, up from $19.21 billion on June 12

3d ago

Dhaka stocks rise for fourth consecutive day

The benchmark index, DSEX, increased 1.6% from the previous day

3d ago

Oil hits seven-week high on demand hopes, war jitters

Oil prices hit seven-week highs on Wednesday as summer demand optimism and concerns over escalating conflicts offset an industry report that said US crude inventories unexpectedly rose.

4d ago

Stocks close higher after Eid vacation

The prime index gained for the third consecutive day

4d ago

EPIC Group secures $100 million in IFC loans for expansion

$70 million will be sustainability-linked loan and a $30 million green loan

5d ago

Private ICDs overwhelmed with export containers

Until June 15, some 15,553 TEUs of export containers were lying at the 21 ICDs, much higher from 8,000 on any regular day

1w ago

Trade via Akhaura land port to remain suspended for 4 days from June 16

Export, import through Akhaura will resume on June 20

1w ago

Implement SMP regulations to enhance competition in telecom industry

Monopolistic accumulation of market power, especially in terms of price-setting capability, may cause an increase in price and deterioration of quality of service as well as hamper innovation and competition

1w ago
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