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  • Lift weight limit for vehicles

    Chittagong-based business leaders yesterday threatened to shut down the wholesale hub in Khatunganj and stop transporting goods if the weight limit on the vehicles plying on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway is not lifted within a week.

  • Accolade for export heroes

    Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed yesterday handed over the national export trophies to owners of 63 companies for their extraordinary export performance in 2014-15.

  • Understanding needed to thwart data security threats: ICCB

    Strong understanding of criminal operation and risk management is crucial for financial institutions as fraud and data security threats are emerging in many forms and channels, said Mahbubur Rahman, president of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Bangladesh.

  • Singaporeans seek 3,000 acres for economic zone

    A team of investors based in Singapore has sought 3,000 acres of land at Mirsarai in Chittagong from the government to establish a special economic zone for the businesses of the Southeast Asian island country.

  • Midas approves 10pc stock dividend

    Midas Financing Ltd has approved 10 percent stock dividend for shareholders for 2017 at the company's 22nd annual general meeting.

  • FTAs far away

    The signing of the much needed free trade agreements (FTAs) with the important trading partners is still far away for Bangladesh as many countries are not showing interest to go for such deals, despite the hectic efforts over the years.

  • Price upheaval wreaks havoc on investors

    Prices of newly listed companies continue to rise abnormally on the Dhaka Stock Exchange without any apparent reason, which experts said may eat up general investors' money.

  • Export Policy 2018-2021

    Making sense of trade policy directions in budget

    Annual budgets are widely reported and its components hotly debated, as it usually provides insights on the direction of overall public policy that impinges on a broad spectrum of our lives and livelihoods.

  • Finance minister AMA Muhith

    No scope to whiten black money: Muhith

    There will not be any provision to legalise black money in the upcoming budget, said Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday, quashing the hopes of various quarters.

  • Currency Inflation

    Inflation falls to 5.57pc in May

    Bangladesh witnesses a declining trend in inflation in last eight consecutive months as the country’s general inflation rate came down to 5.57 percent in May from 6.04 percent in October last year.