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    Bangladesh sugar mills modernisation move bleak

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:27pm on March 13, 2021

    The move to modernise public sugar mills has apparently fallen flat, with the government considering proposals to establish solar power plants, palm oil storage and...

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    Bangladesh may suspend production at two more state-run sugar mills

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:50am on March 13, 2021

    The Bangladesh Sugar and Food Industries Corporation is not producing any sugar cane under the Faridpur and Rajshahi sugar mills in the next season signalling...

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    Farmers, labour leaders renew call for reopening jute, sugar mills

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on February 28, 2021

    Labour and farmer leaders on Saturday urged the government to reopen stateowned jute and sugar mills before the next parliament session or to face tough...

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    Delayed harvest, crushing lead to low sugar recovery

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:45pm on February 23, 2021

    With three fourths canes crushed, public sugar mills this year are bracing for one of the worst years for sugar recovery as production has already...

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    SKOP demands reopening of jute mills, operation of six sugar mills

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on February 03, 2021

    Sramik Karmachari Oikya Parishad on Tuesday urged the government to reopen all the 25 closed state-owned jute mills and to restart operation of the six...

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    NBR waives AT on sugar import

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on February 02, 2021

    The National Board of Revenue has exempted registered refiners from paying advance tax on import of raw sugar to keep the price of the commodity...

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    Mismanagement, corruption raise Bangladesh sugar production cost

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:06pm on January 23, 2021

    High production cost has long been a thorn in the side of state-owned sugar mills due to, as experts observed, rampant mismanagement and corruption. The...

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    Wrong steps ruin Bangladesh sugar industry

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:00pm on January 23, 2021

    The liberalisation of sugar import has subjected the ailing state-owned sugar mills to an uneven competition, bringing them to the brink of collapse with the...

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    Govt has not taken any decision to shut down sugar mills

    United News of Bangladesh . Jatiya Sangsad | Updated at 02:49pm on January 19, 2021

    Industries minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun on Tuesday told Parliament that the Bangladesh government didn’t take any decision to shut down the state-owned sugar mills,...

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    Reopen closed sugar mills: LDA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:19am on January 18, 2021

    Leaders of Left Democratic Alliance on Sunday called on the government to refrain from the privatisation of stateowned sugar mills. LDA, a combine of nine...