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    WTO ban on tariffs for digital trade extended until June 2020

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    World Trade Organisation members agreed on Tuesday to renew a 20-year moratorium on placing tariffs on digital trade for six months, allaying fears that people...

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    AIBL launches ‘Islamic Wallet’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    Al-Arafah Islami Bank on Tuesday launched an Islamic Wallet, a Shariah based digital financial service, to facilitate transaction through mobile phones. AIBL in association with...

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    India’s automobile sales fall for 13th month

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    India’s domestic passenger vehicle sales fell in November for a 13th consecutive month with no sign of an immediate recovery, an auto industry body said...

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    Investors to get SMS alerts on BO AC activities

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    Stock market investors would soon be automatically notified through short messaging service (SMS) about activities related to opening and closing of beneficiary owner accounts or...

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    Ring Shine debuts tomorrow

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    Trading of shares of Ring Shine Textiles will begin on the Dhaka Stock Exchange tomorrow, the bourse decided on Tuesday. An official of the bourse ...

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    BB to release new Tk 50 note  Dec 15

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    The Bangladesh Bank will release a new Tk 50 note on December 15 as the central bank has brought in some distinctive features to the bank...

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    Trade deficit widens 5.6pc in July-Oct

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    The country’s trade deficit in the July-October period of the current fiscal year (2019-20) increased by 5.58 per cent or $297 million year-on-year amid a...

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    Development should not be gauged based on GDP growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    Development should not be measured based on the growth of gross domestic product, rather social safety net, productivity and quality of public services should be...

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    President seeks more investment to attain SDGs

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday urged investors and entrepreneurs to invest more in Bangladesh, saying that such investments would help the country to fill up...

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    NBR gives VAT award to 144 entities

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    The National Board of Revenue on Tuesday handed over the highest VATpayers’ award to 144 business entities for payment of the value-added tax to the...

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