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Apparel exports to US fall 5.5pc
18:35, Aug 17, 2017
The country’s exports of readymade garments (RMG) to the United States, a major market, have continued to show declining trends this year,...
Bangladesh attractive destination of FDI: Japan
BSS . Dhaka
15:17, Aug 17, 2017
Outgoing ambassador of Japan in Dhaka Masato Watanabe said Bangladesh has turned into an attractive destination of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)....
Bangladesh tea prices flat
Reuters . Dhaka
13:02, Aug 17, 2017
Tea prices in Bangladesh were barely changed at the weekly auction on tepid demand from local buyers despite lower volume on offer.Bangladeshi tea...
Mexicans march to scrap NAFTA
Reuter . Mexico City
11:37, Aug 17, 2017
While Mexican government negotiators fought tooth and nail to save the North American Free Trade Agreement during talks in Washington, thousands of...
Postal Cash Card to be integrated with Visa, MasterCard
UNB . Dhaka
20:40, Aug 16, 2017
Bangladesh Post Office has decided to integrate its Postal Cash Card with Visa and MasterCard to modernise its services to compete with a changing...
Qatar economy remains strong: experts
AFP . Doha
18:42, Aug 16, 2017
Qatar's economy has been hit by the sanctions imposed by a Saudi-led Arab bloc but the emirate's economy is strong enough to survive, analysts say....
Govt to cut duty on rice imports
Reuters . Dhaka
16:47, Aug 16, 2017
Bangladesh will slash the duty on rice imports to cool high local prices of the staple grain, the country’s food minister said on Wednesday, the...
Both DSE, CSE witness fall
15:33, Aug 16, 2017
Trading on the country’s two bourses-Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) -- is underway with negative trends of...
Asia markets steady
AFP . Hong Kong
15:27, Aug 16, 2017
Calm returned to Asian markets Wednesday, with equities stabilising after a two-day rally, as the dollar strengthened on upbeat US economic data....
China's Belt, Road acquisitions surge
Reuters . Hong Kong
15:04, Aug 16, 2017
Mergers and acquisitions by Chinese companies in countries that are part of the Belt and Road initiative are soaring, even as Beijing cracks down...
Bruised but coping, Qatar’s economy remains strong
AFP . Doha
12:45, Aug 16, 2017
Qatar’s economy has been hit by the sanctions imposed by a Saudi-led Arab bloc but the emirate’s economy is strong enough to survive,...
Britain asks for post-Brexit deal with EU
Reuters . London
17:14, Aug 15, 2017
Britain has said it wants an interim customs agreement with the European Union after Brexit to allow the freest possible trade of goods, but that...
China warns against ‘trade war’ with US
AFP . Beijing
22:43, Aug 14, 2017
China warned Monday that nobody would win in a “trade war” with the United States as President Donald Trump prepared to launch an...
Oil prices dip on weak Chinese activity
Reuters . Singapore
14:26, Aug 14, 2017
Oil prices dipped on Monday as a slowdown in Chinese refining activity growth cast doubts over its crude demand outlook, while rising US shale...
US, Mexico, Canada to open talks on revising NAFTA
AFP . Washington
13:49, Aug 14, 2017
President Donald Trump will have the chance to turn a key campaign promise into reality with this week’s start of official talks to...
Bags of cash used in money laundering
Reuters . Sydney
14:11, Aug 13, 2017
In a run-down mall in one of Sydney’s biggest Chinese neighbourhoods in 2015, 29-year-old Jizhang Lu showed up at the top-floor offices of a...
Vietnam business team visits Dhaka
23:34, Aug 12, 2017
A delegation of Vietnam led by Do Huu Huy, deputy director general of Ministry of Industry and Trade of the country, has recently visited Dhaka for...
Saudis favour NY for Aramco listing
Reuters . Dubai/Riyadh/London
11:51, Aug 12, 2017
Saudi Arabia favours New York for the main foreign listing of state oil giant Aramco, even though some financial and legal advisers have...
Japan-funded Matarbari project to raise jobs
17:10, Aug 11, 2017
Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said the development work at Moheshkhali Island will increase financial and job security with the...
Borrowing from one bank to deposit in own
00:39, Aug 12, 2017
Premier Property Limited took a Tk 2 billion loan from the Banani branch of National Bank, and kept the amount under the fixed deposit scheme of a...
Aussies finally reach Dhaka
Bannon out as Trump chief strategist
16m in Bangladesh, Nepal, India affected by flood: Red Cross
Local govt to get Tk 1b for municipal dev
Flood sweeps away village after village
Comilla, its mouth-watering rashomalai to be country’s next GI
Over 90pc floodwaters come from upstream: Farakka Committee
IS claims responsibility for Barcelona van attack, 4 ‘terrorists’ killed
Primary school teacher ‘gang raped’ in classroom
AL adamant not to lose to judiciary
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