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    Gas crisis hammers RMG backward-linkage units

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on October 10, 2016

    Production at the garment backward-linkage industries has decreased by nearly 40 per cent due to an acute gas crisis, posing a threat to timely shipment of finished readymade garment products...

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    Samsung halts Note 7 production after new fire scare

    Reuters | Updated at 04:37pm on October 10, 2016

    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd suspended production of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, a source said on Monday, after reports of fires in replacement devices...

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    CPD suggests smart negotiations with China over its invest in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:26pm on October 10, 2016

    Dhaka needs smart negotiations with Beijing as Bangladesh is witnessing a very good momentum in terms of Chinese investment, a leading...

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    Stocks slump on profit taking, fall of BSRM earnings

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on October 09, 2016

    Dhaka stocks declined on Sunday due to investors’ profit booking move and slump in BSRM Limited’s share prices following its earnings fall...

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    Non-tarrif barriers affect trade with India: Amu

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:01pm on October 09, 2016

    Industries minister Amir Hossain Amu on Sunday said that the cost of trading between Bangladesh and India had increased due to non-tariff barriers which affected the feasibility of trade in many high products...

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    Comprehensive economic partnership with China needed to cut trade gap: seminar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on October 09, 2016

    Economists on Sunday emphasised on a comprehensive economic partnership between Bangladesh and China aimed at achieving tariff liberalisation, technical cooperation and relaxing China’s rules of origin which would be helpful to narrow...

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    Pound slumps to Tk 94 on flash crash impact

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on October 09, 2016

    The exchange rate of the British currency pound sterling against the Bangladeshi currency taka depreciated heavily on Sunday due to a ‘flash crash’ of the British pound that sent shockwaves across global markets already hyper-sensitive to Brexit issues on Friday...

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    Trade deficit widens to $525m in Jul-Aug

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:48pm on October 09, 2016

    The country’s trade deficit slightly increased to $525 million in the first two months of this fiscal year of 2016-17 compared with that of $500 million in the same period of FY 2015-16 due to lower export earnings against higher import payments...

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    NBR to issue temporary registration numbers

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:37pm on October 09, 2016

    The National Board of Revenue has decided to develop a data-bank with issuing temporary registration numbers (TRN) to foreigners coming to Bangladesh to track the duration of their stay in the country...

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    Bangladesh-India trade likely to reach $10b: Amu

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 04:23pm on October 09, 2016

    The minister for industries, Amir Hossain Amu, on Sunday said if non-tariff barriers and infrastructure related issues are resolved the...