Mohammad Suman | The Daily Star
  • Mohammad Suman

  • Bogged down by waterlogging

    As the monsoon begins, traders in Khatunganj, the country’s largest wholesale hub for essential commodities, are fearing recurrence of the menace of waterlogging and subsequent losses as two projects involving nearly Tk 8,000 crore aimed at solving the problem of inundation in the port city are only halfway through.
  • Fine doubles for wrong info in export-import documents

    The government has amended the Customs Act, doubling the penalty for providing incorrect information in import and export documents even though wrong declarations do not lead to any duty evasion.
  • 4 corporations offer free O2 nationwide

    Four corporate houses based in Chattogram have expressed willingness to extend their free oxygen supply support to Covid-19 patients and hospitals at border districts.
  • ‘Made in Bangladesh’ encouraged in budget

    Domestic manufacturing might enjoy a big boost as the government plans to encourage local investment in products labelled “Made in Bangladesh”.
  • NBR drafts rules on transit, transhipment of Indian goods

    The National Board of Revenue has formulated customs rules to facilitate the movement of Indian goods via Bangladesh to northeast India and other countries under the transit and transhipment deal signed by New Delhi and Dhaka.