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3 wind power plants with 150MW combined capacity by 2021

3 wind power plants with 150MW combined capacity by 2021

The government has taken an initiative to set up three wind power plants in the country in the next two years. According to official sources, each of…

74pc export through private commercial banks in 2018

Private commercial banks are dominating the country’s international trade as around 74 per cent export in 2018 took place through them. On the other hand, only 7 per cent export was done through the state-owned banks and the remaining 19 per cent through foreign commercial banks, according to…

EU slaps Google with new fine

The EU’s powerful anti-trust regulator slapped tech giant Google with a new fine yesterday over unfair competition, in Europe’s latest salvo against Silicon Valley. In its third major decision against the search engine behemoth, Brussels sanctioned Google’s once popular AdSense advertising…

ADB, PRAN sign 2nd loan deal for inclusive agribusiness

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday signed a $14.2 million loan agreement to support the expansion plans of Sylvan Agriculture Limited (SAL), a sister concern of PRAN-RFL Group (PRAN) company, to enhance inclusive agribusiness by lifting incomes and skills of farmers particularly women in Bangladesh.…

Razzak for more oilseed output to cut edible oil import

Agriculture Minister Dr M Abdur Razzak has said increasing local edible oil production through raising cultivation of different varieties of oilseeds can reduce annual edible oil import pressure. “Around 46.21 lakh tonnes of the country’s total annual edible oil demand of 51.27 lakh tonnes…

US-Bangla starts flight to Chennai from March 31

US-Bangla Airlines, one of the country’s private airlines, is set to spread its wings to Chennai as the first ever Bangladeshi carrier from March 31 for increasing connectivity with the southern part of India. The airlines will operate three weekly flights from Dhaka to Chennai via Chattogram…
Crisis at India’s Jet worsens as it grounds planes, faces strike

Crisis at India’s Jet worsens as it grounds planes, faces strike

India’s Jet Airways was fighting multiple crises yesterday after grounding six planes, leaving it with only a third of its fleet flying, while pilots…

Most Asia markets down as dealers spooked by trade

Asian markets mostly fell yesterday with nervous investors keeping tabs on developments in China-US trade talks and the Brexit saga, while awaiting the conclusion of a key Federal Reserve meeting. General optimism about the outlook for the tariffs negotiations has helped propel equities higher across…
Rags-to-riches Skoda mulls post-Brexit sales woes

Rags-to-riches Skoda mulls post-Brexit sales woes

Once the butt of jokes, Czech-made Skoda cars have won over Brits, but the UK's looming exit from the European Union could deal a heavy blow to the…
Price fall in large-cap drives stocks down

Price fall in large-cap drives stocks down

Stocks closed yesterday with downward trend due mainly to price fall in large-cap securities. The falling major sectors were insurance and textile. A…

BMW plans massive cost cuts to keep profits above water

German high-end carmaker BMW warned Wednesday it expects pre-tax profits "well below" 2018 levels this year as it announced a massive cost-cutting scheme aimed at saving 12 billion euros ($13.6 billion) in total by 2022. A spokesman said that "well below" could indicate a tumble…

Saudi king launches $23b recreational projects

Saudi Arabia's King Salman yesterday announced recreational projects in the capital Riyadh worth $23 billion, officials said, in a new drive to transform the congested city. The four projects -- an entertainment park, a sports boulevard, a tree-lined oasis and an arts centre -- are the latest in…

US keen to invest in Bangladesh’s maritime sector

The United States (US) is willing to invest in the maritime sector of Bangladesh, US Ambassador in Dhaka Earl R Miller said yesterday. The US envoy came up with the willingness when he met with the State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury at his ministry office here. During the meeting, they…

SME fair gets one-day extension to end Mar 23

SME Foundation has extended the duration of the ‘National Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Fair-2019’ by one day to close it on March 23 instead of March 22. SME Foundation took the decision as per the demand of sellers, buyers and the SME related stakeholders, said a media release yesterday.…

Toyota to build new hybrid cars in Brexit-facing UK

Toyota yesterday said it will build a new hybrid car in Britain for Japanese peer Suzuki -- a welcome boost for the UK auto sector which has been hit by Brexit uncertainty. "Seeking to produce additional volume for other customers is one example of all the efforts we are making to keep our UK manufacturing…
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