Miscellany

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    WB projects 6.4pc GDP growth this year

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:35pm on September 27, 2017

    The economy of Bangladesh is expected to grow by 6.4 per cent in the current fiscal year (FY18) driven by industry and services, said the...

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    Bangladesh ups seven grades in Global Competitiveness Index

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:54pm on September 27, 2017

    Bangladesh has been ranked 99th among 138 counties in an index of global competitiveness conducted by the World Economic Forum...

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    Runner launches SERVO lubricants in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on September 26, 2017

    Runner Group in partnership with Indian Oil on Tuesday launched SERVO lubricants with an expectation of expanding its automotive business in the country...

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    Commerce ministry for cash incentive continuation for 5 years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:14pm on September 26, 2017

    The commerce ministry has requested finance ministry to continue 15 per cent cash incentive against export receipts from leather goods and footwear for next five...

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    Jewellers cut gold prices again

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on September 25, 2017

    Jewellers have decided to lower the prices of gold by up to Tk 1,167 a bhori with effect from today (Tuesday) as the prices of the...

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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...

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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...

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    Bangladesh lacks skilled manpower to drive economy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 23, 2017

    Country’s development plans might get stuck due to lack of skilled manpower to carry forward and execute the projects, experts said on Friday. They said...

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    Rice prices fall by Tk 2 a kg after Tk 10 surge

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:01pm on September 22, 2017

    The prices of rice decreased by Tk 2 a kilogram in the city’s retail market on Friday after increasing by Tk 8-10 a kg in the previous...

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    Businesses should invest in universities for research: conference

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on September 21, 2017

    Businesses in Bangladesh lack interest to invest directly in the universities for research purposes which was ultimately hindering the country’s qualitative advancement in the field...

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