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Saturday , 23 Dec 2006
Bangladesh: Insurance premium earnings marks 23.30pc rise in '05

Income from premium by the insurance companies in Bangladesh registered a 23.30 per cent growth in 2005 calendar year over that of the previous year. This was disclosed in the Annual Report of the Bangladesh Insurance Association (BIA) released on...

Wednesday , 12 Dec 2007
Govt Needs $2.2b for Sidr Rehabilitation: Fears 1 Percentage Point Drop in GDP Growth, Jump in Inflation (The Daily Star)

The country needs $2.2 billion for rehabilitation projects and budgetary support and the government expects a one percentage point drop in expected GDP growth while one percentage point jump in inflation in FY08 due to Cyclone Sidr.The government...

Sunday , 09 Oct 2011
Transshipment is the best option-ICCB asks govt to revisit benefits to be derived from the treaty/The Daily Star

Bangladesh should revisit the concept of transit and go for transshipment agreement to help India gain access to their seven northeastern states, said International Chamber of Commerce-Bangladesh (ICCB) yesterday. The comments came following the...

Saturday , 23 Dec 2006
Prime Bank receives Best Bank Award

Prime Bank Limited – one of the Member Bank of ICC Bangladesh has achieved the first position in the banking category of the ICAB (Institute of Chanretred Accountants, Bangladesh) National Award 2005 for best published accounts and...

Saturday , 19 May 2007
DSE posts 43.48pc rise in turnover last week

Increasing participation of local and foreign investors pushed up the daily average turnover on the Dhaka Stock Exchange to Tk 117.98 crore from the previous week’s Tk 82.23 crore. Turnover rose due to the bigger participation of local...

Sunday , 16 Dec 2007
Revenue Grows 22.53pc in Five Months (The Daily Star)

On the back of good responses from individual taxpayers, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) achieved a 22.53 percent revenue growth in the first five months of the current fiscal year. The NBR received Tk 7.3911 billion from 6,45,617 individual...

Sunday , 09 Oct 2011
ICCB favours transshipment, not transit / The News Today

The concept of transit should be re-visited and Bangladesh should go for Transshipment Agreement to help India gain access to its seven north-eastern states, reports UNB. The views were expressed in the editorial of the July-September quarterly...

Saturday , 23 Dec 2006
RMG export from Bangladesh to USA expected to be $3b in 2006

Readymade garment exporters of Bangladesh predict a robust $3 billion earning from their single largest market, USA, where they had already shipped apparels worth about $ 2.5 billion until October. Figures released by the US Department of Commerce...

Saturday , 19 May 2007
Agrani Bank gets licence to operate as PLC

Agrani Bank, a nationalised commercial bank, on May 17 received a licence from the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firms (RJSCF) to operate as a public limited company. However, the bank still requires approval from the central bank to run as...

Monday , 17 Dec 2007
Dabur Nepal Keen to Enter Bangladesh Market (The Daily Star)

Dabur Nepal, a subsidiary of Dabur India and one of the leading manufacturers of fruit juices in the world, is keen to enter the Bangladesh market, provided Dhaka reduces its whopping customs duty of 80 percent.Dabur Nepal has urged Bangladesh to...

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