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    NBR gets extra Tk 1,191 crore in customs duty in Jul-Aug

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:32pm on October 10, 2016

    The National Board of Revenue has got Tk 1,191 crore in additional customs duty in the first two months of the current fiscal year of 2016-2017 after setting minimum value and specific tariff for import...

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    BTRC yet to finish audit of telcos after 1yr

    Ahmed Shawki | Updated at 11:19pm on October 10, 2016

    The telecom regulator is yet to complete audits it initiated on two mobile phone companies and to appoint auditors for three others after one year of taking decision to audit...

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    CSE suspends trading rights of SMCSL

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 11:17pm on October 10, 2016

    The Chittagong Stock Exchange has suspended trading rights entitlement certificate of Sylhet Metro City Securities Ltd as the broker continued to ‘cheat’ investors after ‘embezzling’ Tk 12.63 crore...

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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...