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Govt to cut allocations 
worth Tk 4,955cr

Govt to cut allocations worth Tk 4,955cr

The government will not change the figure of the Annual Development Budget or the Annual Development Programme (ADP), but it will cut allocations worth…
Vietnam-Bangladesh business forum to be held today
FBCCI leaders met Vietnam president

Vietnam-Bangladesh business forum to be held today FBCCI leaders met Vietnam president

FBCCI jointly with the Planning and Development Ministry of Vietnam and the Vietnam Embassy in Bangladesh is going to organise ‘Vietnam-Bangladesh…

BEZA wants 1 lakh acres of land for economic zones

Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) is planning for one lakh acres of land to establish 100 Economic Zones (EZs) across the country, said BEZA Executive Chairman Paban Chowdhury. "BEZA is planning to have one lakh acre land in hand for establishing 100 Economic Zones across the country.…

Ghorasal 365 MW plant starts commercial operation

Ghorasal 365 MW combined cycle power plant has started commercial operation with supply of electricity to the national grid, reports UNB. The project was one of the 14 mega power projects undertaken by the government to improve the country's power supply situation. Project Director of the scheme…

Vietnam urged to import jute, jute goods from Bangladesh

Workers Party President Rashed Khan Menon yesterday urged Vietnam to give preference to imports of jute and jute goods from Bangladesh during the signing of bilateral trade deals and memorandum of understandings between Bangladesh and Vietnam, reports BSS. The workers party leader made this appeal when…
Stocks break 4-day gaining streak

Stocks break 4-day gaining streak

Stock markets closed yesterday down breaking a rally that continued at both Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges in the past four sessions in a row, reports…

Italian stock market slides at open following vote

AFP, LONDON: Italy's stock market slid at the start of trading yestersday following the country's unclear election outcome, with Europe's other main indices mixed. The FTSE MIB in Milan opened down almost 2.0 per cent before quickly recovering part of the ground to show a loss of 1.0 per…
Oil sector needs 2020 investment vision to meet demand

Oil sector needs 2020 investment vision to meet demand

AFP, PARIS: The oil industry needs to quickly step up investment to meet rising demand as the booming US shale sector will only be able to quench the…

China sets 2018 GDP target at ‘around 6.5pc’

AFP, BEIJING: China set its 2018 economic growth target at “around 6.5 per cent” on Monday, in line with expectations but lower than the 6.9 per cent increase registered last year. The target, which is the same as last year, was presented by Premier Li Keqiang in a report for Monday’s…

French insurer AXA goes large with XL Group purchase

AFP, PARIS: French insurer AXA snapped up Bermuda-based XL Group yesterday in a move it says will make it the leading provider of property and casualty coverage for businesses. The deal, for about $15.3 billion (12.4 billion euros) in cash, will "create a new AXA", CEO Thomas Buberl told reporters.…
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