Jagaran Chakma | The Daily Star
  • Jagaran Chakma

  • Cement companies see profit rise in Q1 despite pandemic

    Most listed cement makers witnessed higher profits in the July-September quarter last year thanks to an increase in demand from the construction sector amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
  • Local demand saves the day for ceramics makers

    The local market has emerged as a saviour for ceramics makers as the recovery in construction activities pushed up demand, helping manufacturers make a turnaround from the pandemic-induced losses amid a consistent fall in exports.
  • LPG prices rise as global markets heat up in winter

    The retail price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) went up 10 per cent in the domestic market in January after demand rose in Western countries because of winter, pushing up the rate in the international markets.
  • Steel sector still in a shakeout

    Steel manufacturers registered around 40 per cent less turnover last year compared to 2019 as they were forced to sell finished products at lower prices in the face of low consumption, according to industry insiders.
  • Runner to make commercial vehicles

    Runner Automobiles is taking preparations to invest Tk 433 crore to set up an automobile assembling and manufacturing plant to grab a share of the rapidly growing commercial vehicle market.