Record breaking hike in LP gas prices

On October 10, 2021, Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission increased the price of LP gas by Tk 226 per 12kg cylinder unit, a new record in retail price. Now consumers have to spend Tk 1,259 for...

Lowest remittance in 16 months

Bangladesh has seen its lowest remittance in 16 months in September. In last fiscal year 2020-21, Bangladesh received a record remittance of US$ 24.78 billion, and many saw it as a change towards...

How can the e-commerce sector regain its growth momentum?

The e-commerce sector experienced rapid expansion during the coronavirus pandemic but the scene changed at the beginning of this year when news of corruption and irregularities of different online...

Why is the stock market index skyrocketing now?

The stock market index in the country is stepping up to another new record high as time passes and experts are pointing towards a number of recent incidents and stock market authorities for this...

Tough times for shrimp processing industry

Bangladesh's frozen shrimp processing industry is in a dismal state.

Bank interest rates: Who wins in the end?

Ten of the top-ranking private banks of the country have breached central bank regulations by setting the interest rate on deposits far lower than the interest rate charged on loans to account...

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

Record breaking hike in LP gas prices

On October 10, 2021, Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission increased the price of LP gas by Tk 226 per 12kg cylinder unit, a new record in retail price. Now consumers have to spend Tk 1,259 for...

October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

Lowest remittance in 16 months

Bangladesh has seen its lowest remittance in 16 months in September. In last fiscal year 2020-21, Bangladesh received a record remittance of US$ 24.78 billion, and many saw it as a change towards...

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021

How can the e-commerce sector regain its growth momentum?

The e-commerce sector experienced rapid expansion during the coronavirus pandemic but the scene changed at the beginning of this year when news of corruption and irregularities of different online...

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

How can Bangladesh avail GSP-plus benefits?

The European Union, the largest importer of readymade garments from Bangladesh, will cease to provide the generalised system of preferences (GSP) scheme after the country upgrades to developing...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

BSTI to be 2nd organisation to issue halal certificates

After the Islamic Foundation, Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution will be the second authority in the country to provide a halal certificate. To boost exports, BSTI will issue halal...

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

How did NRB Bank get involved in stock market corruption?

There are often irregularities in share prices at the stock market. But this is the first time in a while that an institutional investor like a bank is involved in such an irregularity. The culprit...

September 27, 2021
September 27, 2021

The reason behind reduced interest rates in savings certificate

The government has reduced the interest rate of savings certificate, allegedly due to pressure from different stakeholders.

September 25, 2021
September 25, 2021

What are the reasons behind irregularities in e-commerce?

According to Bangladesh Bank, in the last 2.5 years, the e-commerce sector in Bangladesh has grown 10 fold. Between 2019 and 2020, the amount of transactions of any online-based business has grown...

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

The reason behind Bangladesh’s $250m loan assistance to Sri Lanka

Bangladesh recently decided to lend $250 million dollars to Sri Lanka from its foreign currency reserve. This loan will be provided through a currency swap mechanism.

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

Farmers cultivating honey with minimal investment in Moulvibazar

Farmers in Moulvibazar are profiting from honey cultivation with minimal investment.