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EC show causes 60 candidates for violating code of conduct

Home Minister explains reason behind transfer of OCs across country

Garment export to Europe-America market has increased

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 13 September 2023: Exports of manufactured garments from Bangladesh have increased in Europe and America during July-August. It has increased by 11.81 percent compared to the same period of last financial year. In terms of money, which has increased from about 3.44 billion US dollars to 3.85 billion dollars. At the same time, garment exports to the United Kingdom and the United States also increased.

Bangladesh to buy 11 million liters of soybean oil from US

Dhaka, May 26: The government will buy 18 million litres of soybean oil for the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB). Of this, 7 million liters of soybean oil will be purchased from domestic companies and 11 million liters from the United States. A total of eight procurement proposals were approved at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Public Procurement on Wednesday. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal presided over the meeting while Additional Secretary to the Cabinet Division Sayeed Mahbub Khan briefed reporters virtually.

Prime Minister calls for American investment in Bangladesh

Dhaka, September 23: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged US investors to invest in various sectors, including renewable energy, shipbuilding, automobiles and pharmaceuticals, in Bangladesh. She also said that Bangladesh is pleased to offer a special economic zone for American businesses.

Economies of India's neighbors in turmoil

Dhaka, August 8: The Ukraine war has created economic instability on the Indian subcontinent.

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.

Swiss bank deposits from Bangladeshis drop

Dhaka, June 19: In 2020, Bangladeshis smuggled 56 crore 29 lakh francs in Swiss bank from Bangladesh, which is moe than 5,179 crore takas in Bangladeshi currency (1 Swiss Franc is 91.83 BDT). In 2019, the amount of this money was Tk 5,668 crore. In other words, the amount of money from Bangladesh held by Swiss banks has decreased this year as compared to last year. The money laundered is equal to the paid-up capital of at least 10 private banks in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh is India's fifth largest export market

Dhaka, June 17: In the first three months of this year, Bangladesh has risen to the fourth position in the list of India's top export markets. And in the fiscal year 2020-21, Bangladesh ranks fifth in the world as an export destination for Indians.

Chargesheet of the Reserve Theft case after seeing the progress of the US Federal Court

Dhaka, February 6: Five years ago, miscreants swindled USD 8.1 crore from Bangladesh Bank through fraud from the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States. The CID said it had found evidence of involvement in the case by citizens of several countries, including Sri Lanka, Japan, China and the Philippines.

Bangladesh set to become 25th largest economy in the world in 2035: CEBR

Dhaka, December 29: Bangladesh is set to become the 25th largest economy in the world By 2035, while it will take the 28th spot in 2030, according to a Center for Economics and Business Research (CEBR)- a British economic research organization- report.

Bangladesh, USA will work to strengthen economic ties, sustainable supply system

Dhaka, October 7: Dhaka and Washington have expressed interest in working together to further strengthen the relationship between the two friendly countries by facilitating a sustainable supply system and creating more jobs by advancing the economic partnership between Bangladesh and the United States.

US expresses interest in increasing trade, investment with Bangladesh

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ২৭ আগস্ট ২০২০ : যুক্তরাষ্ট্র বাংলাদেশের সাথে বাণিজ্য ও বিনিয়োগ বৃদ্ধি করার আগ্রহ প্রকাশ করেছে। অনলাইন প্লাটর্ফমে মঙ্গলবার অনুষ্ঠিত বাংলাদেশ ও যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের মধ্যে স্বাক্ষরিত টিকফা’র ইন্টারসেশনাল সভায় এ আগ্রহ প্রকাশ করা হয়।