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Bangladesh unable to capitalise on potential for jute exports

Bangladesh unable to capitalise on potential for jute exports

Bangladesh’s jute and jute products exports are unable to rise further because of shortage of production and lack of diversification, despite there…
Govt creates ‘land bank’ for economic zones

Govt creates ‘land bank’ for economic zones

Principal Coordinator on SDG Affairs in Prime Minister’s Office Md Abul Kalam Azad yesterday said the government has created a ‘land bank’…

‘Marine resources might be a game changer for Bangladesh’

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu yesterday said Bangladesh can be one of the richest countries in the world if its marine resources can properly be tapped, reports UNB. Addressing a function marking the distribution of Commercially Important Person (CIP) cards (2016) among 56 recipients at a city…
Apple unveils iPhone XS, health features for watch

Apple unveils iPhone XS, health features for watch

Apple unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday in a bid to bolster its spot in the premium smartphone market, along with an upgraded smartwatch that takes…

Stocks close week down despite higher transactions

Stocks closed the week down yesterday with falling trends of all major price indices at Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges despite higher the daily transactions, reports BSS. The broader DSEX of the DSE finished the week with 73.63 points down at 5,500.62. The blue-chip DS30 and Shariah DSES also…

Kamal for increasing FDI to achieve development goals

Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal yesterday asked the business community to work together for increasing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to achieve the goals of developing the country, reports BSS. “We will have to increase FDI for achieving development goals, including Vision-2021 and Vision-2041.…

Daily trdes now Tk 994 cr

Mobile-phone banking generates some Tk 994 crore transactions on average a day as such banking method is getting popular day by day in the country, reports UNB. Replying to a starred question from Awami League MP Shamsul Hoque Chowdhury (Chattogram-12), Finance Ministry AMA Muhith came up with the statistic…

Bangladesh is moving ahead on economic front: Tofail

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said Bangladesh wants to move ahead maintaining harmonious relationship with all countries, reports BSS. “Bangladesh would keep up its ongoing economic development by signing FTA with different countries after graduation from LDCs,” the minister told a meeting…

Conference on China’s BRI and South Asia held

A two-day conference on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and South Asia concluded at the University of Hull in the UK yesterday, reports UNB. Participants from China, India, Singapore, Bangladesh and the USA attended the conference that discussed a number of papers on the subject, according…
Asian markets enjoy healthy rally after China-US talks offer

Asian markets enjoy healthy rally after China-US talks offer

Hong Kong led a rally in most Asian markets yesterday after the US reached out to China in a fresh bid to avert a trade war, providing some much-needed…

Turkey central bank surprises markets with big rate hike

Turkey’s central bank yesterday surprised markets with a bigger than expected rate hike to battle soaring inflation and boost the lira, prompting the embattled currency to surge in value, reports AFP from Ankara. Turkey has in recent weeks been battling through one of the most troubled periods…

‘Crucial period’ for oil as Iran exports shrink: IEA

Global oil output hit a record of 100 million barrels per day in August, but the market may tighten and prices rise as exports from Iran and Venezuela decline, the International Energy Agency said yesterday, reports AFP from Paris. “We are entering a very crucial period for the oil market,”…

Japan, Vietnam urge US to rejoin Pacific trade deal

Japan and Vietnam yesterday urged the United States to rejoin a sprawling Pacific trade deal, almost two years after President Donald Trump’s withdrawal dealt a major blow to what would have been the world’s largest free trade pact, reports AFP from Hanoi. Trump pulled out of the Trans-Pacific…

Venezuela’s Maduro eyes economic boost in China visit

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was expected to arrive in Beijing yesterday to strike deals with his crisis-hit country’s biggest creditor, reports AFP from Beijing. Before departing Caracas, Maduro said the trip was “very necessary, very opportune and full of great expectations.”…
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