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Lockdown: Restrictions till August 5
Dhaka, July 26: Most of the country's industries are closed due to the ongoing lockdown (restrictions) announced by the government. As a result, the process of unloading imported containers at Chittagong port has slowed down at an alarming rate. As a result, the number of containers in the port is increasing. The Chittagong Port Authority has started various activities to resolve the congestion. Various business associations were pressured to expedite the release of goods as well as high-level guidance from the government for alternative measures.
Dhaka, July 24: According to predictions by the Asian Development Bank, Bangladesh's economic growth will continue even in the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The way in which the economy of this country overcame all obstacles during the first wave of the epidemic will continue in the days to come, the ADB said.
Dhaka, July 21: Many traders have taken back the cows from different markets of the capital as they did not get the expected price. This time they are not getting the price at the last moment as the cows have already been sold. Traders have said they have sold cows at an average loss of Tk 5,000 to Tk 10,000 per cow.
Dhaka, July 20: Apart from food, leather and pharmaceuticals, other industries, including garments, will remain closed for 14 days during the hard lockdown. A notification was issued by the Cabinet Division on Monday (July 19th) declaring the three sectors as non-restrictive.
Dhaka, July 19: To do business through various online platforms, including Facebook, the person/team will need to register by submitting a business plan. Commerce Ministry Secretary Tapan Kanti Ghosh told reporters after a meeting with stakeholders on e-commerce on Sunday (July 18).
Dhaka, July 18: On the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, import-export activities will be closed for four consecutive days at Benapole, the country's largest land port.
Dhaka, July 15: The government has fixed the price of raw hides of the sacrificial animals this time. Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi announced the price after a virtual meeting on Thursday (July 15th) at noon.
Dhaka, July 15: On the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, the ongoing restrictions in the country have been relaxed for eight days. The government has imposed strict restrictions for another 14 days after the relaxation. The factories will be closed from 8 am on July 23 to midnight on August 5. At the same time, all government, semi-government, autonomous and private offices will also be closed.
Dhaka, July 14: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced five new incentive packages worth Tk 3,200 crore to help low-income people affected by the ongoing coronavirus infection. Prime Minister's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim made the announcement on Tuesday (July 13).
Remittance inflows hit record high of $24.77 billion, 89 percent of total amount from 10 countries as USA overtakes
Dhaka, July 13: Expatriates have set a record by sending remittances even during the coronavirus pandemic. In the 2020-21 fiscal year, the country's expatriate income stood at USD 24.77 billion. Never before has so much remittances come to Bangladesh in a year. About 89 percent of the total remittances in this financial year came from 10 countries. This was also the first time that the USA overtook UAE in expatriate remittance.
Dhaka, July 12: The government has decided to privately import 10 lakh tonnes of boiled rice to control the rising rice market. This information has been revealed from the minutes of the online exchange meeting on the overall management of food grains. Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder presided over the function.
Dhaka, July 7: Due to stagnation in transshipment ports like Singapore, Colombo and Malaysia, there has been a terrible complication in the transport of export goods to Chittagong port. Apart from this, the crisis of containers and shortage of large ships and imbalance with imports have had a negative impact on the country's export trade. Due to this, there are piles of goods inside and outside the internal container depots (ICDs) engaged in loading exported goods.
Dhaka, July 6: Expatriate Bangladeshis have sent a record amount of remittance to the country even amid the coronavirus pandemic. At the end of the fiscal year 2020-21, remittances worth USD 24.77 billion (Tk 2,10,610 crore) were recorded. Never before has so much remittance come to the country in a single financial year.
Dhaka, July 6: Exporters face various obstacles in the export of vegetables and fruits. Due to this, exports are being hampered. Concerned parties say that if the obstacles are removed, it is possible to increase exports at least four times. The government also wants to increase exports by removing the problems of exporting agricultural products. For this, it is formulating a comprehensive roadmap.
Dhaka, July 5: After a long recession, the country's stock market has returned to a very positive trend. In this situation, although the number of investors in the stock market is expected to increase, the BO account has decreased by over one lakh last June, according to figures from the Central Depository of Bangladesh's (CDBL) Beneficiary Owners (BO) accounts.