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SME Foundation to give 30% of 200C incentive...

SME Foundation to give 30% of 200C incentives...

Business

Sat, Sep 4 2021

Entrepreneurs ask for a separate SME bank to ease loan disbursal

Foreign entities now eligible for stimulus...

Foreign entities now eligible for stimulus...

Business

Tue, Jul 13 2021

Previously, foreign companies only under BEZA, the Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA),...

ED: A lockdown for the people, not just...

ED: A lockdown for the people, not just...

Editorial

Mon, Jun 28 2021

The last thing we want is for people to be forced to choose between their livelihoods and their...

Repayment deadline of export incentive...

Repayment deadline of export incentive...

Business

Sat, Jun 26 2021

Bangladesh Bank is expected to issue a circular regarding this by June 30, says the finance

SMEs hopeful about bouncing back with...

SMEs hopeful about recovering with stimulus...

Business

Thu, May 27 2021

SME foundation has given priority to women and set a target of at least 30% loan disbursement for them...

Survey: 69% businesses received no stimulus...

Survey: 69% businesses received no stimulus...

Business

Sun, May 2 2021

SANEM and The Asia Foundation found the results in the fourth round of a nationwide firm-level survey...

Small businesses pin hopes on budget...

SMEs pin hopes on budget to stay...

Business

Thu, Apr 29 2021

A leeway to SMEs, entrepreneurs say, will not only help the sector survive but also ensure preservation...

Covid-19 stimulus: CPD finds banks unwilling...

Study: Banks not keen on lending to...

Business

Thu, Apr 15 2021

Nearly 60% of businesswomen reported no knowledge of the govt’s Covid-19 stimulus

Biden lays out next phase of Covid fight,...

Biden lays out next phase of Covid fight...

North America

Fri, Mar 12 2021

Biden has ordered US states, territories and tribes to make all adults eligible to receive a coronavirus...

Govt approves 2 more stimulus packages...

Govt approves 2 more stimulus packages...

Business

Sun, Jan 17 2021

Total number of stimulus packages now stands at 23 with an overall outlay of Tk 124,053 crore

Biden unveils plan to pump $1.9 trillion...

Biden unveils plan to pump $1.9tn into...

North America

Fri, Jan 15 2021

Transition officials said Biden's plan will be a rescue package that will be followed up with another...

PM to private banks: Provide loans to...

'Provide loans to small businesses more...

Business

Wed, Oct 28 2020

'In our incentive packages, we’ve taken measures to extend financial assistance to various...

OP-ED: Will the lump sum funds be properly...

OP-ED: Will the lump sum funds be properly...

Covid-19 treatment health care facilities should be equipped with pulse oximeters, and functioning oxygen...

ED: SMEs are no small matter

ED: SMEs are no small matter

Editorial

Sun, Jul 19 2020

We cannot afford to stand back and watch as smaller industries falter and collapse

Banks asked to take immediate measures...

Banks asked to take immediate measures...

Business

Fri, Jun 19 2020

Banks have been asked to set up separate help desks at every branch to assist applicants seeking stimulus...

Into the jaws of poverty

Into the jaws of poverty

Editorial

Wed, May 20 2020

Food aid is now failing to meet the needs of the extreme urban poor

There is no excuse

There is no excuse

Editorial

Sun, May 17 2020

It is our duty to do provide for and protect the ones most affected by the pandemic

At a complicated crossroads

At a complicated crossroads

Ashikur Rahman

Sun, May 3 2020

How can we formulate government policy at a time of such uncertainty?

BB releases initial Tk2,000cr from govt...

BB releases initial Tk2,000cr from govt...

Bangladesh

Sun, May 3 2020

'38 banks applied for Tk2,566.19 crore from package'

Businesses not covered apply for loans...

Businesses not covered apply for loans...

Economy

Wed, Apr 22 2020

However, the industries which applied were not eligible for support under the guidelines of the package,...

Hard decisions in the offing

Hard decisions in the offing

Mahmudur Rahman

Wed, Apr 15 2020

Even if a vaccine is developed soon, it won’t be available till next year