The reason behind reduced interest rates in savings certificate

The government has reduced the interest rate of savings certificate, allegedly due to pressure from different stakeholders.

3d ago| Star Multimedia

What are the reasons behind irregularities in e-commerce?

According to Bangladesh Bank, in the last 2.5 years, the e-commerce sector in Bangladesh has grown 10 fold. Between 2019 and 2020, the amount of transactions of any online-based business has grown...

The reason behind Bangladesh’s $250m loan assistance to Sri Lanka

Bangladesh recently decided to lend $250 million dollars to Sri Lanka from its foreign currency reserve. This loan will be provided through a currency swap mechanism.

3w ago| Star Multimedia

Edible oil prices spiralling out of control

The price of edible oil does not seem to be coming under control, try as one may. Importers attribute the increase in the price of edible oil on the global market to a number of factors.

3w ago| Star Multimedia

Khulna farmer invents 6 new varieties of Aman

Aruni Sarkar has invented 6 new climate resistant varieties of Aman rice. This farmer from Gangarampur village of Batiaghata upazila of Khulna had the dream of inventing new varieties of Aman to...

4w ago| Star Multimedia

What is the impact of increasing yarn prices on the apparel industry?

The apparel industry of Bangladesh is struggling to recover from the ongoing global economic crisis and the price hike of yarn has become an unavoidable extra burden.

September 27, 2021
September 27, 2021

The reason behind reduced interest rates in savings certificate

The government has reduced the interest rate of savings certificate, allegedly due to pressure from different stakeholders.

September 25, 2021
September 25, 2021

What are the reasons behind irregularities in e-commerce?

According to Bangladesh Bank, in the last 2.5 years, the e-commerce sector in Bangladesh has grown 10 fold. Between 2019 and 2020, the amount of transactions of any online-based business has grown...

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

The reason behind Bangladesh’s $250m loan assistance to Sri Lanka

Bangladesh recently decided to lend $250 million dollars to Sri Lanka from its foreign currency reserve. This loan will be provided through a currency swap mechanism.

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

Farmers cultivating honey with minimal investment in Moulvibazar

Farmers in Moulvibazar are profiting from honey cultivation with minimal investment.

September 19, 2021
September 19, 2021

How 9 Bangladeshi fish species became critically endangered

Where once ponds, lakes and rivers of Bangladesh were full to the brim with fish, species like Bhangon Bata, Nandi, Mohashol, Khorka or Khorika, Goalpara Puia, Pipla Shol or Tila Shol, Kala Pabda,...

September 13, 2021
September 13, 2021

Low prices from Milk Vita driving dairy farmers towards unhygienic private alternatives

Low prices offered by Milk Vita, the sole government-owned dairy factory of the country, has been driving local dairy farmers to turn to unhygienic and unregulated private companies, cutting Milk...

September 13, 2021
September 13, 2021

Why is the stock market index skyrocketing now?

The stock market index in the country is stepping up to another new record high as time passes and experts are pointing towards a number of recent incidents and stock market authorities for this...

September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021

Tough times for shrimp processing industry

Bangladesh's frozen shrimp processing industry is in a dismal state.

September 11, 2021
September 11, 2021

Bank interest rates: Who wins in the end?

Ten of the top-ranking private banks of the country have breached central bank regulations by setting the interest rate on deposits far lower than the interest rate charged on loans to account...

September 10, 2021
September 10, 2021

Why Jamdani industrial city never took off

Jamdani industrial city has failed miserably in the last two decades. Despite the fact that Jamdani is recognized as the country's first traditional product, BSCIC has failed to generate any...