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‘MoU to be signed after port capacity evaluation’

‘MoU to be signed after port capacity evaluation’

The proposed memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish direct coastal shipping links between Chittagong port and Thai Ranong port for boosting bilateral…

Raising bilateral trade between Dhaka, Bangkok stressed

Ranong Province Governor of Thailand Suriyan Karnjanasilp has expressed the hope that businessmen of Bangladesh and Thailand will raise bilateral trade using seaports of both the countries, reports BSS. He expressed the hope in a business meeting between Bangladesh Thai Chamber of Commerce and Industry…
January non-food inflation increases to 8.78pc

January non-food inflation increases to 8.78pc

The non-food inflation in January, the first month of the year, increased to 8.78 percentage point from 7.05 percentage point in December thanks to the…

Stocks ease up on rising trade volume

Major market indicators at Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges eased up yesterday as trade volume rose on low level of profit-booking selling amid consolidation, reports BSS. The broader DSEX at Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) finished 9.24 points up at 4570.01 when the blue-chip DS30 and the Shariah DSES…

Mujibul for strengthening owners-workers relation

State Minister for Labour and Employment M Mujibul Haque yesterday laid emphasis on building good relations between owners and workers of industries to boost industrial production, reports BSS. "There is no alternative to increase production of industries for raising economic progress in the country,"…
IEA takes oil market bulls to slaughterhouse

IEA takes oil market bulls to slaughterhouse

AFP, PARIS:  Oil prices may have rebounded off 12-year lows struck last month, but any hope for a broader recovery in the market would be misplaced,…
India outpaces China in 2015 economic growth

India outpaces China in 2015 economic growth

India’s economy grew at an average rate of 7.5per cent in 2015, faster than the 6.9 per cent growth in China, official figures show, reports BBC.…
Tokyo leads Asian equities rout as traders flee to safety

Tokyo leads Asian equities rout as traders flee to safety

AFP, TOKYO:  Tokyo stocks led a rout across Asian markets yesterday, while Japanese government bond yields turned negative, the dollar dived against…

EU to unveil new energy plan to curb reliance on Russia

AFP, BRUSSELS:  The EU will unveil today its plan to give it power to examine energy contracts that European states sign with countries outside the bloc, amid concerns about Europe’s dependence on Russian gas. Brussels is aiming to beef up its legal arsenal one year after launching a landmark…
Dry fish treated with toxic chemicals on sale

Dry fish treated with toxic chemicals on sale

Several species of dry fish, mixed with toxic DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) powder and harmful chemicals, are being sold at different “haats”…

Yunus inspires Indian businesses

Top Indian business houses met Muhammad Yunus on Monday at Mumbai, India at a daylong conference to discuss expansion of social business in the country to tackle pressing social problems, reports UNB. Some of the leading corporations, including Tata Companies, Boston Consulting Group, Mahindra, YES…

e-GP in LGRD by 2016: Minister

The Local Government, Rural Development (LGRD) and Cooperatives Ministry has targeted to invite 100 percent tender of the LGED through electronic government procurement (e-GP) by 2016, reports BSS. LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khandker Mosharraf Hossain disclosed this in the Jatiya Sangsad,…

Subscriptions of REB reach 14.2 million

The number of subscribers of Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (REB) has reached to 14.2 million people until January, says a press release. In line with the Vision 2021, REB has taken up a number of activities at hand including construction of new power distribution lines and sub-centres, the…

Exhibition on food processing will be held in November

A three-day international exhibition on food processing will be held from November 24 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital. The exposition titled "4th FoodPro Bangladesh Expo" will jointly be organised by  Bangladesh Agro Processors' Association (BAPA), Bangladesh…

Japan 10-year bond yield goes negative for first time

AFP, TOKYO: The yield on Japan’s 10-year government bond dropped below zero yesterday, in a first for a G7 country as panicked investors flee a bloodbath on equity markets. The note’s effective return slipped to -0.005 per cent in the afternoon, continuing a downtrend sparked by the Bank…

Emirates SkyCargo wins award

Emirates SkyCargo, freighter division of Emirates, has been named International Air Cargo Carrier of the Year at the Economic Times Logistics’ Awards in India, says a press release. Organised by The Economic Times, India’s largest financial daily and the world’s second largest financial…

EXIM Bank gets new DMDs

Humayun Kabir and Shah Md Abdul Bari have been promoted as deputy managing directors of EXIM Bank, the bank said in a statement yesterday. Prior to the appointments, Humayun Kabir was working as senior executive vice president (SEVP) and chief financial officer of the bank while Abdul Bari was SEVP…
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