Dhaka, Monday, 20 May 2019

Govt sending six investment proposals to Saudi Arabia

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh is going to send a list of six projects to the Saudi government, including the Dhaka-Barishal-Payra rail link project, in the first phase seeking investment. The decision came at ...

2019-05-15 | More

Bangladeshis will be richer than Indians by 2030: StanChart

      Staff Correspondent: Bangladeshis will be richer than Indians by 2030 as the country’s per capita income will grow nearly four times throughout the 2020s, according to Standard Chartered -- in yet ...

2019-05-15 | More

China's door will remain open to all, says Xi Jinping

      Staff Correspondent: China has glorious history of being open to the world and the country will only be more open, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, in his first public address ...

2019-05-15 | More

BD receives highest-ever foreign direct investment

      Staff Correspondent : Bangladesh received its highest-ever foreign direct investment of $3.6 billion in 2018, official figures showed. The FDI flow is 71.43 percent higher than the $2.1 billion the country ...

2019-05-12 | More

Bangladesh to be among top global GDP contributors

       Staff Correspondent : Bangladesh will be among the top 20 contributors to the global GDP by 2024, said Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal. The country will contribute 0.9 percent to the ...

2019-05-12 | More

Exports grow 2.69pc in April

      Staff Correspondent : Exports grew 2.69 percent year-on-year to $3.03 billion in April riding mainly on the higher shipment of apparel items, official data showed. Last month’s receipts, however, fell short ...

2019-05-12 | More

BD denim prospects brighten as global consumption rises

      Staff Correspondent: Global consumption of denim fabric increased at a compound annual growth rate of 4.77 percent between 2012 and 2016 because of a significant rise in its uses, indicating a ...

2019-05-12 | More

Bangladesh top destination for Japanese cos

      Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh is top destination for business expansion by Japanese companies in the next one or two years. The country gets the top position among Asian and Oceania regions ...

2019-04-20 | More

BD govt offers €50 million fund to offer low-cost loans

Staff Correspondent: The government has formed a €50 million fund to give out low-cost loans for garment factory remediation with the view to enhancing workplace safety in the country’s main ...

2019-04-20 | More

Expansion by major denim brands heat up the global jeans market

Apparel Desk: Competition in the $60 billion global jeans market is heating up with major denim brands chalking out robust expansion plans. While Levi Strauss & Co. is going for ...

2019-04-20 | More

New markets, technological innovations to boost India’s apparel exports

Apparel Desk: An analysis of the macro-trends and proprietary data of 100 top apparel exporters in India reveals, export value and shipments from major markets like the UAE have consistently ...

2019-04-20 | More

BUFT-NRB Jobs Career Fest gets huge response

      Apparel Report:   A two-day long Career Fest for the students of BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT) was held jointly organized by BUFT and NRB Jobs Ltd at BUFT ...

2019-04-07 | More

Rubana Huq- first woman to lead the RMG sector apex body

Staff Correspondent:   Rubana Huq, Managing Director of Mohammadi Group, is set to be the next President of the BGMEA with a landslide victory in the election, held on 6 April, ...

2019-04-07 | More

Coats receives phenomenal response for Apparel Tech Up BD

Staff Correspondent: Coats Global Services (CGS), received phenomenal response to its first series of Apparel Tech Up in Bangladesh. The event was held on February 26 and 28, 2019 in ...

2019-04-01 | More

Import duty exemption for industrial sector doubles in 3yrs

Staff Correspondent: The amount of import duty exemption extended to the industrial sector has doubled in three years, prompting calls for impact assessment of the tax break. In the fiscal year ...

2019-04-01 | More

Fourth Women Leadership Summit held in Dhaka

Staff Correspondent: Efficiency, leadership skills, honesty and a strong focus on target are a must for women to materialise their dream to be a leader in the corporate world now, ...

2019-04-01 | More

Trade deficit plunges 4pc in 7 months

Staff Correspondent: The country’s trade deficit dropped by 4.06 per cent in the first seven months of the current fiscal year 2018-19 compared with that in the same period of ...

2019-04-01 | More

Mahin Group to build Tk 400cr Spinning Mill

Staff Reporter: Mahin Group, a trouser and woven fabrics manufacturer, is going to invest Tk 400 crore this year to set up a spinning mill to produce 30 tonnes of ...

2019-04-01 | More

Experts urge Bangladesh to adapt quickly with AI Technology

Staff Reporter: National and international experts have urged Bangladesh government and the traditional industries to adapt quickly with the rapid changing landscape of digital technologies. They said that Bangladesh’s industries ...

2019-04-01 | More

E-passports to be issued from June

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh is planning to start the distribution of digital passports, also known as e-passports, in June this year to ease immigration activities. The e-passport has an embedded electronic ...

2019-04-01 | More
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