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    Telecom regulator recommends ministry for a BD-Slovenian consortium

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:55pm on September 24, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has recommended the posts and telecommunications ministry to award mobile network portability licence to a Bangladeshi and Slovenian consortium...

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    NBR to amend existing rules to include provisions of suspended VAT law

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:54pm on September 24, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue has decided to amend the existing value-added tax rules for incorporating provisions related to automation of VAT system of the now-postponed new VAT act and rules...

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    DCCI opposes move to raise power tariff

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on September 24, 2017

    The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Sunday opposed the latest move of the government to increase the tariff of electricity saying that the proposed hike would slowdown country’s economic growth...

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    LPG market booming without regulations

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 10:47pm on September 24, 2017

    Consumption of liquefied petroleum gas in the country has been increasing at a faster pace since 2013 with growing allegations of charging higher prices and supplying the cooking gas without maintaining quality and quantity...

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    Stocks fall after 4-week rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on September 23, 2017

    Dhaka stocks declined last week after a four-week rise amid a fall in share prices of two-thirds of the traded scrips as investors went for selling shares to book some profit from all scrips except banks...

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    Rice trading at mill gates, wholesale markets drops

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on September 23, 2017

    Buying and selling of rice at mill gates and wholesale markets dropped in last four days as retail-level traders were not buying the staple food that much from wholesalers as they had bought huge quantity of rice from the source at the onset of the latest rice price hike early this month, rice mill owners and traders said...

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    Dhaka, Male move to sign double taxation avoidance deal

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:14pm on September 23, 2017

    Dhaka has initiated a move to sign a bilateral agreement with Male on avoidance of double taxation, prevention of tax evasion and profit shifting to boost trade and investment between Bangladesh and Maldives...

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    Govt bars selling SIMs to Rohingyas

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on September 23, 2017

    The government has warned the mobile phone operators that they would face legal actions if any of them is found involved in selling SIM cards to Rohingya refugees...

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    Govt to assess economic impact of tax benefits

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:45pm on September 23, 2017

    The government has taken an initiative to assess the economic impacts of tax benefits it extends to taxpayers, industries and businesses in the forms of tax holiday, exemption and concession to accelerate industrialisation,...

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    China slashes trade ties with North Korea

    BBC | Updated at 10:25am on September 23, 2017

    China has moved to limit North Korea's oil supply and will stop buying textiles from the politically isolated nation, it said on Saturday...