Staff Correspondent: A showroom of Aktar Electronics, one of the exclusive distributors of Marcel, has been opened at Jhikargacha in Jashore.
Staff Correspondent: A 5-Member business delegation of Commonwealth of Independent States-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CIS-BCCI) led by its President Mr. Md Habib Ullah Dawn has left Dhaka for Russia to attend SPIEF’18 to be held at St. Petersburg during May 24-26, 2018.
Special Correspondent: The government on Wednesday approved in principle the 'Gold Policy-2018' to ease the import and export of the precious metal as well as ensure transparency in its trade inside the country.
Economic Reporter: The local electronics and electrical appliances manufacturer ‘Marcel’ is now manufacturing and marketing more than 50 models of fridges on the occasion of Ramadan.
International Desk: Japan's economy shrank in the first quarter of 2018 for the first time in two years, ending the longest stretch of economic growth since the 1980s.
Economic Reporter: The country’s electronics giant ‘Walton’ is going to release huge power efficient inverter technology 2-ton air-conditioners as well as 5-ton commercial or cassette type air-conditioners. These new versions air-conditioners will hit the local market very soon.
Staff Correspondent: National Economic Council (NEC) approved Tk 1,73,000 crore for Annual Development Programme (ADP) for the fiscal year 2018-19. Of the amount, Tk 1,13,000 crore will come from the local sources while the rest of Tk 60,000 crore from the foreign sources.
Special Correspondent: Finance Minister AMA Muhith has hinted at reducing corporate tax in the upcoming budget for fiscal year 2018-19.
Staff Correspondent: Commonwealth of Independent States - Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CIS-BCCI) signed an agreement with Global business platform Qoovee Holding to build cooperation relations with Business Community of Bangladesh and CIS region.
Staff Correspondent: Daraz Group, a leading e-commerce company in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Nepal today announced that the company was fully acquired by Alibaba to become a member of Alibaba Group.
Economic Reporter: The local electronics giant Walton inked a partnership deal with the world’s largest software manufacturer Microsoft to get the original Windows software, which will be used in Walton brand laptops and computers.
Staff Correspondent: The Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) has started selling essentials in open markets across the country from today morning in a bid to ensure smooth supply and keep the prices of the items stable during Ramadan, the fasting month for Muslims.
Economic Correspondent: National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan said, “The country is advancing and going to see maximum budget in the fiscal year 2018-19. So, everybody will have to work for the country from their own position.”
Desk Report: Oil prices are expected to average $65 a barrel this year, up from the $53 per barrel average of 2017, driven by strong consumer demand and OPEC’s continued cuts, the World Bank said in its April Commodity Markets Outlook.
Milton Ahmed: The fourth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Commonwealth of Independent States-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CIS-BCCI) was held at Gulshan Club in Dhaka on Saturday (April 28, 2018).
Senior Correspondent: BNP joint senior secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi said their party will not participate in the 11th general election except the party chairperson Khaleda Zia.
Entertainment Desk: Salman Khan has sung songs before, but his upcoming film “Race 3” marks his first time as a lyricist.
The problem that Dhaka residents suffer most is traffic jam. The problem is getting worse as the day advances. There was a time when commuters suffered traffic congestion only on the main city streets, but now it starts right from one's doorstep.