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Chittagong port to have Bay Container Terminal By Golam Moin Uddin, UNB | Last Updated: 22nd April, 2017, 18:26

Shipping Ministry official says they have a target to launch the Bay Container Terminal by 2021 upon completion of the first phase of its works

Chittagong port to have Bay Container Terminal

Farmers hit hard by low wheat price Farmers hit hard by low wheat price

Market insiders say a bumper yield of wheat despite blast attack failed to make the farmers happy as the prices are too low to bring any profits


33 missions fail to achieve July-Mar export target 33 missions fail to achieve July-Mar export target

The key Bangladesh missions-- Washington, London, Madrid, Ottawa, Canberra, Ottawa, and Tokyo have failed to achieve their July-March export targets


WB to provide $6 billion credit to Bangladesh WB to provide $6 billion credit to Bangladesh

The announcement comes after Finance Minister AMAl Muhith meets with WB’s Vice President for South Asia Region Annette Dixon in Washington


Eurozone growth edging higher at the start of second quarter Eurozone growth edging higher at the start of second quarter

  A closely watched survey is showing that economic growth across the 19-country eurozone is running…


New VAT law to affect common people New VAT law to affect common people

People may see another round of hike in gas and electricity prices when the new VAT law comes into effect, expert says


China, EU push message of free trade, engagement China, EU push message of free trade, engagement

The two sides discuss rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula as North Korea moves to accelerate its nuclear weapons development, and the war in Syria


Asian shares gain on oil price rebound, strong Japan exports Asian shares gain on oil price rebound, strong Japan exports

The dollar rises to 108.95 yen from 108.86 yen while the euro gains to $1.0716 from $1.0712


Three-day international tourism fair begins Thursday Three-day int'l tourism fair begins Thursday

Some 50 exhibitors from the 13 countries, especially from South and South-East Asia, would showcase their offer and packages for travelers


90pc agriculture loan disbursed in 9 months 90pc agriculture loan disbursed

Foreign and private commercial banks have shown better performance than the public banks during the period


Asian stocks slip on UK surprise election, weak earnings Asian stocks slip on UK surprise election, weak earnings

The dollar rises to 108.58 yen from 108.42 yen while the euro falls to $1.0718 from $1.0731


ICT firms now allowed to remit $30,000 a year ICT firms now allowed to remit $30,000 a year

Individual software developers and freelancers will be allowed to get virtual cards for maximum $300 in a calendar year, says the letter


Faisal Ahmed appointed as Bangladesh Bank chief economist Faisal Ahmed appointed as BB's chief economist

Bangladesh Bank has recently appointed Faisal Ahmed as its chief economist


More silk exports stressed for making economy vibrant More silk exports stressed for making economy vibrant

The local businessmen and entrepreneurs has called for extensive financing and other requisite facilities to the region's business sector


$74 million deal inked with WB for E-governance, clean air $74 million deal inked with WB for E-governance, clean air

Of the amount, $39 million will be spent for the Leveraging ICT for Growth, Employment and Governance (LICTGEG) Project


Asian stock markets mixed as North Korea tensions lessen Asian stock markets mixed as North Korea tensions lessen

The dollar strengthened to 109.03 yen from 108.90 yen in late trading Monday while the euro rose to $1.0652 from $1.0643

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