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Huawei representative calls on Europe to resist US pressure

Xinhua August 23, 2019 18:03:02

On eve of the G7 meeting, Huawei's chief representative to the European Union Institutions said Friday that Huawei will continue to strengthen its cooperation with governments, mobile operators and lo...

IBBL Barishal Zone organizes biz dev confce

FE Online Desk August 23, 2019 17:15:53

Barishal Zone of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited organized Business Development Conference at Barishal Club on Friday. Md. Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director & CEO of the bank, was present in the p...

SBAC Bank holds strategic business review meeting

FE Online Desk August 23, 2019 17:07:36

South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce (SBAC) Bank Limited arranged a Strategic Business Review Meeting at Head Office of the bank on Friday. Md. Golam Faruque, Managing Director and CEO of the bank,...

China vows countermeasures if US puts new tariffs on Chinese goods

Xinhua August 23, 2019 14:02:41

China's Commerce Ministry said Thursday that the country would have to take countermeasures if the United States imposes new additional tariffs on Chinese goods. This came after the United States thr...

BD to offer Brazil free trade deal in boosting bilateral trade

FE Report August 23, 2019 13:14:59

Bangladesh will propose Brazil to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) in the upcoming Mercosur conference to increase the bilateral trade. Besides, a business delegation from Bangladesh also proposed t...

Three telecos spent Tk 87.4b for Google, FB ads in five years

FE Report August 23, 2019 10:32:38

Three top mobile phone operators -- Grameenphone, Banglalink and Robi -- paid Tk 87.44 billion (Tk 8744.19 crore) to search engine Google and social media platform Facebook for online advertisements i...

Walton looks to go global thru' Amazon

FE Report August 23, 2019 10:28:54

Walton, a leading local electronics manufacturer, signed a deal with global online shopping platform amazon.com on Thursday to sell its products across the world. However, the Walton brand desktop co...

Tanners agree to pay dues in three phases

FE Report August 23, 2019 10:06:11

The country's tanners have agreed to pay the arrears to rawhide merchants in three installments. Tanners owe money to rawhide merchants dating back to 1990, but insiders say the bulk of the amount fa...

Hilsa price remains high despite increased supply

FE Report August 23, 2019 10:05:41

The price of Hilsa hasn't come down to the expected level despite a good production of the fish in the country and considerable rise in its supply in the city. Meanwhile, prices of onion and sugar fu...

Industrial consumers may negotiate gas price

M Azizur Rahman August 23, 2019 09:50:29

The country's bulk consumers of gas may have negotiable tariff structure for the fuel under a proposed government gas allocation policy. The government may enter into an especial sales agreement with...

Over 7,000 trucks registered in Jan-July: BRTA

FE Online Report August 22, 2019 19:08:17

The number of pickup truck (double/single cabin) registration in the country stood at 7,278 from January to July of 2019, according to official data. Of the total, 5,337 pickups were registered in Dh...

Dialogue on e-com businesses by women entrepreneurs Saturday

FE Online Desk August 22, 2019 18:42:05

BUILD will hold a dialogue on Developing E-commerce Businesses by Women Entrepreneurs  under Trade & Investment Working Committee (T&IWC) of BUILD on Saturday at MCCI Conference Room at M...

Huawei sits top as China unveils ranking of 500 largest private firms

Global Times August 22, 2019 16:40:24

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei sits top a list of China's 500 largest private enterprises for the fourth consecutive year, despite a crackdown on the firm by the US. In the latest ranking of...

China robotics industry sees booming growth

Xinhua August 22, 2019 15:22:47

Industrial robot production in China reached 148,000 pieces in 2018, accounting for more than 38 per cent of the world's total, according to a Chinese official at the 2019 World Robot Conference. The...

Huawei peaks list of China’s top 500 private firms

Xinhua August 22, 2019 13:10:46

China on Thursday unveiled its latest rankings for 500 largest private enterprises, with tech giant Huawei atop the list amid sound development of the country's private business. The list by the All-...

Most workers leaving RMG jobs aged 35 years

Monira Munni August 22, 2019 11:30:01

Factors like job nature, heavy workload and owners' atypical behaviour are forcing garment workers to retire after a certain age, especially after 35, according to industry insiders. Though the boomi...

Top 10 corporate taxpayers pay Tk 58b in FY '19

Doulot Akter Mala August 22, 2019 11:18:44

Led by network operator GrameenPhone, taxes paid by top 10 corporate bodies grew by 18 per cent to Tk 58.43 billion during the fiscal year, 2018-19. The country's largest telecom company alone paid T...

UK, South Korea to sign ‘continuity’ trade deal

-- August 22, 2019 10:54:02

The UK will sign a ‘continuity’ trade agreement with South Korea on Thursday, allowing businesses to keep trading freely after Brexit. International Trade Secretary Liz Truss will sign th...

Cotton import from USA: BD sticks to its decision on fumigation checks

Rezaul Karim August 22, 2019 10:30:48

Bangladesh sticks to its decision to continue carrying out fumigation checks on import of cotton from the USA. Md Mahbubul Islam, joint secretary of the agriculture ministry said, "We will not go b...

Abundant hilsa supply brings down prices in Chandpur

-- August 21, 2019 16:52:54

Machghat, the largest wholesale hilsa market in the district, is flooded with fish caught in Hatia, Sandwip, Dhalchar, Barguna, Nijhum Dwip, Charfesson, Pathorghata and Bhola. Hilsa caught from Padma...

Uber-rival Bolt enters European food delivery business

-- August 21, 2019 15:19:25

Estonia’s Bolt, a popular ride-sharing service in Eastern Europe and Africa, on Wednesday launched food delivery service in its home town of Tallinn, the nation’s capital, and said it plan...

BD to be ninth source country of Japanese labour market

Arafat Ara August 21, 2019 12:37:29

Bangladesh is going to be enlisted as a source country in terms of sending workers to Japan, creating scope for employment of its skilled labour. Both the nations will sign a memorandum of understand...

Xiaomi misses estimates as competition heats up at home

-- August 21, 2019 10:44:18

China’s Xiaomi Corp reported 15 per cent growth in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, missing estimates, as fewer people bought smartphones at home and rival Huawei grabbed market share. The company...

July exports up by 8.55pc

FE Report August 21, 2019 10:11:07

Country's earnings from shipment of merchandise products grew by 8.55 per cent in the first month of the current fiscal year over the corresponding month of last fiscal. Bangladesh earned nearly...

Central VAT reg rules issued for businesses

Doulot Akter Mala August 21, 2019 09:53:04

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has issued the central VAT registration rules to help businesses obtain single registration for production of 'identical and similar' goods and services. The 'Valu...

China urges US to 'walk the walk' on easing restrictions on Huawei

Xinhua August 20, 2019 17:59:41

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Monday called on the United States to "walk the walk" on easing restrictions on US companies' sales to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Spokesman Ge...

Bank Asia opens Central Forex Reporting Hub-Gulshan

FE Online Desk August 20, 2019 17:50:08

Bank Asia Ltd inaugurated Central Foreign Exchange Reporting Hub-Gulshan for its Dhaka North Zone Branches. From now onwards, customers will enjoy specialized services in foreign trade related transa...

IBBL Sylhet Zone distributes relief among flood affected people

FE Online Desk August 20, 2019 17:17:54

Sylhet Zone of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited distributed relief materials among 10 thousand families of flood affected area of Sylhet recently. Syed Tariquzzaman, Executive Director, Bangladesh Bank...

SAFA confce held in Sri Lanka

FE Online Desk August 20, 2019 17:13:05

Professor Dr. Md. Salim Uddin, FCA, FCMA, Chairman of Executive Committee of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited and Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation-BHBFC presented a paper on “Combatin...

NCC Bank donates Tk. 2.3m to National Heart Foundation Hospital, Feni

FE Online Desk August 20, 2019 16:48:18

NCC Bank donated Tk. 20,30,000 to National Heart Foundation Hospital and Research Institute, Feni as a part of its corporate social responsibility activities. The donation was made as financial assis...