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    Eight factories at Meghna group’s EZs inaugurated

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on March 31, 2018

    Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Saturday inaugurated eight factories at private Meghna Economic Zone (MEZ) and Meghna Industrial Economic Zone (MIEZ) located at...

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    Donald Trump’s economic orthodoxy

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on March 21, 2018

    LET’S put it out there with suitable portions of provocation: free trade has never actually taken place...

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    Trump’s trade war: or de-globalisation?

    by Peter Koenig | Updated at 12:05am on March 15, 2018

    President Trump’s bold ‘protectionist’ move of introducing import duties of 25 per cent and 10 per cent for steel and aluminium, respectively — and possibly...

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    Tofail urges USA to sign FTA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:25pm on March 01, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday requested the United States to sign a free trade agreement with Bangladesh for boosting bilateral trade between the two...

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    Indonesia, Bangladesh begin pre-trade talks

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:13am on January 20, 2018

    Indonesia and Bangladesh have agreed to accelerate talks on the first round of the Indonesia-Bangladesh Preferential Trade Agreement in the first half of 2018, reports...

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    Square Pharma to build plant in Kenya

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:47pm on January 09, 2018

    Square Pharmaceuticals Kenya EPZ Ltd, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd Bangladesh, on Monday started the construction work of its state-of-the-art pharmaceutical...

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    Exports to UK surge by 19pc braving Brexit blues, China disappoint

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:56pm on January 07, 2018

    Country’s export earnings from United Kingdom, the third largest market for Bangladesh, soared by 19 per cent in the first half of the current fiscal...

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    DNCC cancels trade license of six coaching centers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:07pm on December 26, 2017

    Dhaka North City Corporation on Tuesday canceled trade licenses of six coaching centres situated at Farmgate area under their jurisdiction. The coaching centres are—UCC, UniAid,...

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    Dhaka, Thimpu agree to start PTA talks

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:09pm on December 23, 2017

    Bangladesh and Bhutan agreed to start negotiations over signing a preferential trade agreement to boost trade and investment between the two countries...

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    How trade and diplomacy undoing ‘Arab NATO’

    by Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:05am on December 08, 2017

    THE Saudi Arab-led Islamic military alliance had its first meeting in Riyadh on November 26, kicking off Saudi Arabia’s larger ‘counter-terrorism’ agenda in the region...