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Banks to get incentives for loan disbursement among poor Incentives for loan disbursement among poor

“The banks will get 3.5 percent incentive on the amount of the loans disbursed among the marginal people,” says a central bank official


NBR asks central bank to clarify money laundering law NBR asks central bank to clarify money laundering law

According to NBR sources, a number of cases filed by the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate have stalled due to legal complexities


Bangladesh to export technical interns in Japan Bangladesh to export technical interns in Japan

Japan will recruit the technical interns for five years to engage them in their ongoing construction works ahead of the Olympic Games in 2020


Fortune finally smiles on Taslima Fortune finally smiles on Taslima

She is very busy with managing as many as 80 workers completely occupied with sewing machines round the clock in her factory


Iceland's economy surges on tourism boom Iceland's economy surges on tourism boom

The boom in Iceland, a tiny nation in the North Atlantic known so far mainly for its fishing industry


Govt eyes $9b Chinese loans this year Govt eyes $9b Chinese loans this year

The government is now making the best efforts to get loans amounting to $8,932.4 million approved from China Exim Bank in 2017


Samsung chief Lee Jae-Yong on trial for bribery Samsung chief Lee Jae-Yong on trial for bribery

Mr Lee was not present at the preliminary hearing, but his lawyer denied all charges on his behalf


Oil prices fall to 2017 low as US petroleum supply surges Oil prices fall to 2017 low as US petroleum supply surges

The US oil benchmark, West Texas Intermediate, slides more than five percent to $50.28 a barrel, its lowest price since December


Exports hit $22.83b in 8 months Exports hit $22.83b in 8 months

The amount is 3.22 percent higher than $22.13 billion earned during the same period last year, according to Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) data


1,376 foreign industrial plants given registrations says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 1,376 foreign industrial plants given registrations: PM

She says all these registered industrial plants have proposed investing $ 27.64 billion


Women empowerment must to achieve vision 21, 41 Women empowerment must to achieve vision 21, 41

Minister Chumki says Bangladesh has achieved a significant progress in the field of women empowerment


DSE plans to bring dynamism in junk share trade OTC market in DSE still sluggish

Though the DSE and SEC takes several initiatives to make the OTC market more vibrant, the efforts failed to yield desired results


'10pc women workforce rise will raise 1pc GDP' 10pc women workforce equals 1pc GDP

"Currently, the contribution of women workforce in our GDP growth is 34 percent," says World Bank lead economist Dr Zahid Hossain


Female employment rises, wage disparity reduces Female employment rises, wage disparity reduces

The government has undertaken special programmes including training for women to increase their efficiency aimed at creating more employment


Bangladesh receives $300m from World Bank to empower local governments Bangladesh receives $300m from WB to empower local governments

Built on the success of two predecessor projects, the Local Governance Support Project-3will benefit over 115 million people across the country

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