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Saturday , 19 May 2007
Cement export to India from June next

Bangladesh is going to export cement to neighbouring India from June next which, will help reduce Dhaka’s huge trade imbalance with New Delhi. Bangladesh suffers from a chronic trade deficit with its large trading partner, with the gap hovering at...

Tuesday , 18 Dec 2007
Jamuna, Meghna to Make Debut on Stock Exchanges by Jan 10 (The Financial Express)

Two state-owned oil companies -- Jamuna Oil Company Limited and Meghna Petroleum Limited -- will make debut on the stock exchanges by January 10 under the direct listing regulations, a market source said.Both the companies will offload shares worth...

Tuesday , 25 Oct 2011
ICC report proves trade finance is low risk, asks regulators and G20 to unlock trade/Press Release

Beijing, 26 October 2011 – The rules set by bank regulators impose unwarranted capital requirements that choke trade and have adverse impacts on growth. A new report issued today by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) shows that trade...

Monday , 08 Jan 2007
Tk 50 billion revenue shortfall in the current fiscal year

The government’s revenue earning in the current fiscal year is likely to fall short by about Tk 50 billion (Tk.5,000 crore) against the target fixed for the National Board of Revenue (NBR) if the current sluggish pace of revenue collection...

Saturday , 19 May 2007
BBS Forecast for Current Fiscal Year : GDP growth to fall, per capita income to rise

The country’s GDP growth will fall 0.12 percentage point in the current fiscal year coming down to 6.51 percent due to low performance of the agriculture sector and shortage of electricity, projects Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS). However,...

Tuesday , 18 Dec 2007
18 Firms Vie for One Int'l Internet Gateway Licence (The Daily Star)

A total of 18 companies submitted their proposals to the telecoms regulator to vie for getting a license to operate International Internet Gateway (IIG) services. The BTRC will award one licence.IIG is a system that works to exchange international...

Tuesday , 15 Nov 2011
World Economic Climate hit fresh lows, ICC/Ifo survey reveals-Press Release

The world economic climate has worsened in the fourth quarter, as indicated by increasingly negative expectations from economic experts, according to the World Economic Survey (WES), published November 16 by the International Chamber of Commerce...

Monday , 08 Jan 2007
Unique move by EPB to boost export- diversification

The Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) in a unique move to boost the export-diversification programme is going to launch a special drive named 'One District One product programme' soon. Considering the country's sole dependence on the ready made garment...

Saturday , 19 May 2007
Financial integration both beneficial and risky: RBI chief

Indian central bank chief stressed the need for trade integration among South Asian countries for a sustainable economic growth in the region, but expressed his reservation about financial integration. ‘The trade integration is undeniably...

Tuesday , 18 Dec 2007
RanksTel Land Phone Launched in Dhaka (The Daily Star)

Ranks Telecom Ltd (RanksTel), a PSTN (public switched telephone network) operator, yesterday launched its land phone services in Dhaka.A Rouf Chowdhury, chairman and chief executive officer of RanksTel, a concern of Rangs Group, announced the launch...

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