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Indian onion will enter the market before Ramadan

PM Hasina hopes India-Bangladesh friendship will be eternal

2 killed, 6 hurt in Narsingdi bus-covered van collision

Met predicts rain in 4 divisions including Dhaka

Drug case against Pori Moni will continue

Indian onion will enter the market before Ramadan

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 25 February 2024: Fifty thousand metric tons of onions from India are coming to the country soon. Onion will enter the market before Ramadan.

Suspicious transactions and activities increase by 65% in FY23: BFIU

Dhaka, Feb 20: Suspicious transactions in the country's financial sector have increased by 64.58 percent in the last one year. The number of suspicious transactions in the financial year 2022-23 was 14,106, which was 8,571 in the previous financial year (2021-22).

Inflation increased in January, GDP growth slowed

Dhaka, February 19: According to Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) consumer price index data, it rose to 9.86 percent in January from 9.41 percent in December.

Turkish Coca-Cola Icecek to acquire Coca-Cola Bangladesh for $130m

Dhaka, Feb 17: Turkish Coca-Cola Icecek (CCI) is going to acquire Coca-Cola Bangladesh Beverages Limited (CCBB) for USD 130 million (Tk 1,430 crore). An agreement has already been signed between the two companies. The deal is expected to be completed after regulatory approval in Dhaka.

There is a crisis in Bangladesh, we are overcoming it: Finance Minister

Dhaka, Feb 13: Commenting that Bangladesh is slowly improving, Finance Minister Abul Hasan Mahmud Ali said, there is a crisis but we are overcoming it. At the same time, Bangladesh is now on the upward trend. Bangladesh is a country of possibilities and I came back on the same trek.

PM emphasizes on expansion of market for export products

Dhaka, Feb 12: Emphasizing on the expansion of the market for export products, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that along with the expansion of the market, the production of products should also be diversified.

Potato prices going down

Own correspondent, Dhaka, 8 February 2024: The government is importing potatoes from India to control the price. The price of potato is decreasing due to the news of import.

100 tons of potatoes came from India

In order to keep the price of potatoes normal in the country's market, the import of potatoes from India has started through Hili land port of Hakimpur upazila of Dinajpur.

Savings bonds: Repayments higher than sales in December

Dhaka, Feb 2: High inflation is going on worldwide. The prices of daily necessities have increased several times. Many have lost their purchasing power. Bangladesh is not an exception to this worldwide crisis. Last December, food inflation in the country came down below 10 percent, but non-food inflation increased. In view of these, the big challenge now is inflation control. As a result, despite the crisis, the government is not taking loans from the central bank. Although the borrowing from the domestic sector has decreased, the pressure of repayment of previous loans and interest is still there.

Qatar and US companies sign deal to supply LNG to Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan 31: Qatar's state-owned energy company QatarEnergy and US-based Accelerate Energy have signed an agreement to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Bangladesh for 15 years.

British investors will get separate economic zones if they want: PM Hasina

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 31 January 2024: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has proposed a special economic zone in Bangladesh to British investors, expecting large-scale investment from them for mutual benefit.

Dollar problem will be solved soon: Salman F. Rahman

Dhaka, Jan 30: Prime Minister's Private Industry and Investment Advisor Salman Fazlur Rahman said that the dollar problem will be solved soon. At the moment two things can help to reduce the pressure, one is to increase remittances and the other is to increase exports.

Special discounts at Trade Fair to attract buyers

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 27 January 2024: The number of buyers and visitors has increased at the Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF). People of different ages have been coming to the fair grounds since Saturday morning. As the day progressed, their number also increased. After noon, the fair grounds were filled with visitors. However, the sellers say that even though the number of people in the fair has increased, sales have not increased. Most of the visitors to the fair are visitors. However, discounts and offers have been given in the stalls to attract customers.

Incentives for honest traders, strict action against dishonest ones: Finance Minister

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 26 January 2024: Finance Minister Abul Hasan Mahmud Ali has called for incentives for law-abiding honest businessmen to collect additional revenue. He also asked to take strict action against dishonest traders. He said these things on the occasion of International Customs Day-2024 at a function organized at the Agargaon Revenue Bhavan in the capital on Friday.

Foreign funding in projects is beneficial for economy: Cooperative Minister

Dhaka, Jan 25: Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperative Minister Md. Tajul Islam mentioned that the Directorate of Local Government Engineering has played a role in the development of various infrastructures including rural roads in the country.