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    Tesco considers Asia exit

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2019

    Britain’s biggest retailer, Tesco, has signalled a further retreat from its once lofty global ambitions by starting a review of its remaining Asian businesses, which...

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    South Asia opens forum to accelerate SDGs

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:23pm on December 09, 2019

    The third South Asia Forum on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and Government of...

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    President, PM greet all concerned on National VAT Day

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2019

    President Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday greeted businesspersons, consumers, the VAT administration and it’s officials on the occasion of National VAT...

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    BB allows use of other networks alongside NPSB for PoS-based transactions

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2019

    The Bangladesh Bank on Monday allowed banks and non-bank financial institutions connected with the National Payment Switch Bangladesh to use other networks alongside NPSB while...

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    Bangladesh apparel exporters for 5pc cash incentive against dollars

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2019

    The finance ministry will send four officials to India, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia to assess the feasibility of the demand made by the country’s readymade...

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    Textile millers seek PM’s help to check bond facility misuse

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2019

    Textile millers have sought the prime minister’s intervention to save the country’s primary textile sector by preventing misuse of bonded warehouse facility and import of...

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    Trades with Nepal, Bhutan allowed thru 3 more LCSs

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2019

    The National Board of Revenue has allowed import and export business with Nepal and Bhutan through three more land customs stations to facilitate Bangladesh’s trades...

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    Plunging stocks hit 39-month low as panic sales continue

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2019

    Dhaka stocks plunged for the third day on Monday, hitting a 39-month low as investors went for panic selling due to fears that the market...

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    US opposition pushes global trade court to brink of collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2019

    The World Trade Organisation’s capacity to settle international disputes, a core function throughout the body’s 25-year history, is on the brink of collapse following relentless...

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    ‘Trump will make final call on China tariffs, likes direction of talks’

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2019

    Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday that a December 15 deadline was still in place to impose a new round of US tariffs on Chinese consumer goods, but...

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