Private sector credit growth hit a 58-month high in August -- 17.84 percent -- as banks are earnestly focusing on disbursement of consumer, SME and farm loans to sustain their profitability. The last time the private sector credit growth was...
Garment manufacturers yesterday demanded that the government ensure efficient functioning of the Chittagong port and airports and a stable power tariff for continued growth of apparel exports. “We want price predictability of electricity and gas so that we can plan...
Dhaka and New Delhi have signed a $4.5 billion credit agreement with a provision for spending nearly one fourth of the amount on Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant at Rooppur. Through this deal, India becomes a party to the civil...
A report titled “World Food Security and Nutrition Situation-2017”, brought out jointly by a number of UN organisations, estimates that some 25 million Bangladeshis, mostly women and children, suffer from malnutrition. This is not to say that the overall...
Bangladesh has been ranked the 99th most competitive economy in the world, up seven notches from last year's ranking, on the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report 2017-18. This is the highest ranking for Bangladesh since the index was introduced...
Thanks to its burgeoning economy, Bangladesh is becoming an increasingly attractive destination for UK investors, said Rushanara Ali, a Bangladeshi-origin British parliamentarian. Many British companies now want long-term engagements with Bangladesh, she said while talking to a group of journalists...
Domestic airlines and hotels in Cox's Bazar are seeing a spike in occupancy as government officials, human rights activists and development workers travel to the beach town in the wake of influx of Rohingya refugees. “We are witnessing a higher...
DHAKA, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS)-A 15-member National Committee for Monitoring and Implementation of Doing Business Reforms (NCMID) has been formed to improve the country's overall business environment. Cabinet secretary is the chair of the committee and Bangladesh Investment Development Authority...
Local handset brand Walton has started assembling smartphones on a trial basis at its own plant in Gazipur with hopes of starting commercial production from the first week of October. Customers will get the first locally assembled handsets from Walton...
Rights groups release new evidence; Kailash Satyarthi disappointed with Suu Kyi; seven nations seek UNSC meet on Myanmar violence Rights bodies have come up with new evidence that fires are still torching Rohingya villages in Rakhine while Myanmar military have...

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