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ADB inks $40m trade finance deal with...

ADB inks $40m trade finance deal with...

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Thu, Mar 31 2016

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed trade finance agreements of a total of $40 million with four...

Ecnec okays eight projects of Tk1,442...

Ecnec okays eight projects of Tk1,442...

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Tue, Mar 29 2016

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) has approved eight development projects...

Ecnec okays six projects of Tk1,143...

Ecnec okays six projects of Tk1,143...

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Tue, Mar 22 2016

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) has approved six development projects...

CMC Kamal, Alif Unitex merger gets green...

CMC Kamal, Alif Unitex merger gets green...

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Sun, Mar 20 2016

The High Court has given the go-ahead for the two textile firms – CMC Kamal Textile Mills and Alif...

Development spending cut likely

Development spending cut likely

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Sat, Mar 19 2016

The government is likely to slash its annual spending by over 9% or Tk9,000 crore on improving the...

Global cotton suppliers eye Bangladesh...

Global cotton suppliers eye Bangladesh...

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Thu, Mar 17 2016

Bangladesh has become a lucrative market for global cotton suppliers as its cotton consumption continues...

Summit Power subsidiaries under merger...

Summit Power subsidiaries under merger...

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Wed, Mar 16 2016

The prposed merger is subject to approval of the High Court and other regulatory authorities, according...

Bangladesh had less severe direct impact...

Bangladesh had less severe direct impact...

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Sun, Mar 13 2016

Bangladesh along with Pakistan and Sri Lanka had a less severe direct impact of decline in China’s...

Bangladesh, India to ink new $2bn LoC...

Bangladesh, India to ink new $2bn LoC...

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Tue, Mar 8 2016

Dhaka and New Delhi will sign a final deal today on the new Indian $2 billion Line of Credit (LoC)...

Inflation drops to 5.62% in Feb

Inflation drops to 5.62% in Feb

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Tue, Mar 8 2016

Inflation has eased further to 5.62% in February from 6.07% in January, according to the Bangladesh Bureau...

UN report: Economic gains from migration...

UN report: Economic gains from migration...

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Sun, Mar 6 2016

Migrants from countries like Bangladesh play a key role in driving up the economic growth in their...

WB appoints new country director for...

WB appoints new country director for...

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Sun, Mar 6 2016

World Bank has appointed Qimiao Fan as new Country Director for Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal. He will...

Tk15,000cr projects to boost...

Tk15,000cr projects to boost...

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Fri, Mar 4 2016

The Roads and Highways Department (RHD) has proposed massive projects to upgrade Bangladesh's infrastructure...

14% IPOs traded below issue prices

14% IPOs traded below issue prices

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Mon, Feb 22 2016

Around 14% of the initial public offers (IPOs) in the country’s prime bourse listed since 1984...

Ecnec okays 12 barracks for police

Ecnec okays 12 barracks for police

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Tue, Feb 16 2016

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) has approved the construction of 12...

Simon: Economic growth and a healthier...

Simon: Economic growth and a healthier...

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Mon, Feb 15 2016

Simon Maxwell is a development economist, who has worked internationally since 1970. He is one of the...

Govt plans to build 12 barracks for...

Govt plans to build 12 barracks for...

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Sun, Feb 14 2016

The government is mulling over a plan to build 12 police barracks across the country to accommodate thousands...

BSRM to merge Steels and Iron &...

BSRM to merge Steels and Iron &...

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Thu, Feb 11 2016

BSRM Steels, the flagship company of BSRM Group, plans to merge with BSRM Steel and Iron Company through...

Open tender to buy materials for Chinese-funded...

Open tender to buy materials for Chinese-funded...

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Tue, Feb 9 2016

In executing projects under the Chinese credit, the government is considering purchasing products and...

Ecnec okays 8 projects worth Tk2,865...

Ecnec okays 8 projects worth Tk2,865...

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Tue, Feb 9 2016

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) has approves eight development projects...

Robots to take over 70% of jobs?

Robots to take over 70% of jobs?

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Sun, Feb 7 2016

Rising automation and use of robots in industrial production will put the world’s poorest nations...