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Sonali Bank Holds Business Discussion Meeting in Noakhali

Sonali Bank Holds Business Discussion Meeting in Noakhali

-- 2023-01-28 19:59:04

Sonali Bank Limited, General Manager’s Office, Noakhali arranged a ‘Business Discussion Meeting-2023’on January 28, Saturday at Multipurpose Hall in Police Training Centre, Noakhali....

Square Pharmaceuticals holds annual sales and marketing conference

Square Pharmaceuticals holds annual sales and marketing conference

FE ONLINE DESK 2023-01-28 19:47:52

Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd – the flagship company of Square Group – held its ‘Annual Sales & Marketing Conference 2022’ in Cox’s Bazar on Tuesday. The conference was...

Shippers’ Council holds 41st AGM

Shippers’ Council holds 41st AGM

FE ONLINE DESK 2023-01-28 19:27:28

The Shippers' Council of Bangladesh (SCB) held its 41st Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Dhaka Club on Saturday. At the beginning of the meeting, one minute of silence was observed to pay respect to f...

Bangladesh power board likely to incur 80pc loss

Bangladesh power board likely to incur 80pc loss

-- 2023-01-28 18:47:29

The financial loss of the state-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) is likely to cross Tk 540 billion in the current fiscal after the hike in the price of gas increased their input cost....

Trade through Hili Land Port resumes

Trade through Hili Land Port resumes

-- 2023-01-28 16:43:52

Export-import activities between Bangladesh and India through the Hili land port in Dinajpur resumed on Saturday after a two-day holiday on the occasion of India’s Republic Day. Abdur Rahman Li...

Japan eyes easing S Korea export controls as Seoul seeks to improve ties

Japan eyes easing S Korea export controls as Seoul seeks to improve ties

FE ONLINE DESK 2023-01-28 15:18:20

Japan is considering relaxing controls on exports to South Korea as its president, Yoon Suk-yeol, seeks to improve ties amid a strained East Asian security environment, the Sankei newspaper repo...

US secures deal with Netherlands, Japan on China chip export limit

US secures deal with Netherlands, Japan on China chip export limit

FE ONLINE DESK 2023-01-28 13:30:55

The United States has secured a deal with the Netherlands and Japan to restrict exports of some advanced chip-making machinery to China in talks that concluded on Friday...

India's Gautam Adani: Asia's richest man in the eye of a storm

India's Gautam Adani: Asia's richest man in the eye of a storm

FE ONLINE DESK 2023-01-28 10:19:59

India's Gautam Adani, the school drop-out turned billionaire who rose to become Asia's richest man, faces possibly the biggest challenge of his career after a US short s...

Govt imports mulled to forestall Ramadan market manipulation

Govt imports mulled to forestall Ramadan market manipulation

REZAUL KARIM 2023-01-28 06:22:38

Direct government buy of edible oils and sugar from overseas sources is under consideration to secure timely and affordable supply of the essentials, sources said, especially to avert any crisis. Gov...

Prices up far ahead of Ramadan

Prices up far ahead of Ramadan

YASIR WARDAD 2023-01-28 06:19:01

Prices of essentials hugely consumed during Ramadan have registered a notable rise in a week, almost two months ahead of the fasting month, said market insiders. Import crunch of goods amid upheaval...

No sign of decline in commodity prices

No sign of decline in commodity prices

-- 2023-01-27 18:58:32

The prices of groceries and other daily commodities have yet to see a slide since ticking up last year as sugar, eggs and chicken saw a leap in costs in the latest hike. Customers also noticed a rise...

Nokia reports strong growth in 2022

Nokia reports strong growth in 2022

-- 2023-01-27 16:13:09

Finnish telecommunications equipment maker Nokia has reported strong growth in 2022, with its quarterly operating profit exceeding market expectations. The company's operating profit in full-year 202...

US wants World Trade Organization dispute system fixed by 2024

US wants World Trade Organization dispute system fixed by 2024

FE ONLINE DESK 2023-01-27 12:42:57

The United States is entering a third phase of talks with countries to reform the World Trade Organization's (WTO) hobbled trade dispute arbitration system and aims for it to be "fully functioni...

Akio Toyoda set to remain a force at Toyota, even as he bows out

Akio Toyoda set to remain a force at Toyota, even as he bows out

Reuters 2023-01-27 12:22:49

Toyota Motor Corp chief Akio Toyoda is set to remain a dominant force inside the world's largest automaker for years to come, and will continue to influence the agenda after stepping down in April, ex...

Help maintain stable business climate, FBCCI urges all

Help maintain stable business climate, FBCCI urges all

FE REPORT 2023-01-27 09:12:06

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) has called for maintaining stability in the country's business climate ahead of and during the upcoming national election. To th...

New building opens for NBR on Feb 4

New building opens for NBR on Feb 4

DOULOT AKTER MALA 2023-01-27 09:06:14

The government is set to inaugurate the new 12-storey building of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) at the city's Agargoan on February 4. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the...

Law envisages 40-bigha limit on non-farm land use

Law envisages 40-bigha limit on non-farm land use

FE Report 2023-01-27 09:03:34

The government for the first time made a provision of keeping a 40-bigha ceiling for non-agricultural land use under the 'Land Ownership and Uses Act 'keeping in mind the scarcity of land in the count...

Customs Day observed: Nine businessmen awarded as AEOs

Customs Day observed: Nine businessmen awarded as AEOs

FE REPORT 2023-01-27 08:50:07

Nine compliant traders have been given the status of authorised economic operators (AEOs) as they work as trusted businessmen of the customs for export-import trade without interruptions. The Natio...

Petrobangla pays demurrage to Qatargas, OTI drops claim

Petrobangla pays demurrage to Qatargas, OTI drops claim

M AZIZUR RAHMAN 2023-01-27 08:35:42

Bangladesh has managed to partly avert a penalty on delayed payment against LNG imports thanks to a good gesture by Oman Trading International (OTI), a long-term supplier for the country. The OTI, cu...

BGMEA asks global fashion brand to buy more high-end apparel from Bangladesh

BGMEA asks global fashion brand to buy more high-end apparel from Bangladesh

FE ONLINE REPORT 2023-01-26 20:18:14

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) called on PVH to buy more high-end apparel from the country. PVH is one of the world’s largest and most renowned fashion compa...

Govt raises sugar price again

Govt raises sugar price again

-- 2023-01-26 18:38:58

The government has raised sugar price again by Tk 5 per kg with effect from February 1, 2023. Bangladesh Sugar Refiners Association issued a circular in this regard on Thursday after a discussion wit...

ShareTrip receives Platinum Award from Novoair

ShareTrip receives Platinum Award from Novoair

-- 2023-01-26 18:10:35

ShareTrip receives Platinum Award from Novoair as top performer for two consecutive years Country’s leading Online Travel Agency (OTA), ShareTrip has been recognised as the top performer with a...

DCCI pushes for attracting more local, foreign investments

DCCI pushes for attracting more local, foreign investments

FE REPORT 2023-01-26 09:12:41

The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) has underscored the need for attracting more local and foreign investments in order to help the country overcome the current global economic challenge...

'Fall in orders' may lead to decline in RMG exports

'Fall in orders' may lead to decline in RMG exports

-- 2023-01-26 09:10:47

Despite having enjoyed incredible growths in November and December, the apparel industry owners are worried that exports may dip in January amid a global economic crisis, reports bdnews24.com. Faru...

Ensure fair price of B'desh RMG: Tipu

Ensure fair price of B'desh RMG: Tipu

FE REPORT 2023-01-26 09:04:10

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi has urged global buyers to ensure fair price of Bangladeshi apparel products to make the country's ready-made garment (RMG) sector more sustainable. The minister made...

Tax hike has little impact on prices of essentials

Tax hike has little impact on prices of essentials

FE ONLINE DESK 2023-01-26 08:53:53

Tax increase has little impact on rise in prices of essential commodities, as other factors - including market syndication - have major impact on it, said the National Board of Revenue (NBR) chairman....

Refiners preempt by hiking sugar price again

Refiners preempt by hiking sugar price again

REZAUL KARIM 2023-01-26 08:46:50

Refiners moved to hike again the price of sugar by Tk 12 per kilogramme, rather preemptively, while the government prepares for adequate supply of essentials during Ramadan buying binge. Meanwhile,...

Boeing’s losses widened to $3.5 billion for 2022

Boeing’s losses widened to $3.5 billion for 2022

-- 2023-01-25 19:54:36

Boeing Co losses widened to $3.5 billion for 2022 but the US plane-maker reported its first yearly positive cash flow since 2018 on stronger commercial deliveries. Boeing shares fell 1.7 per cent in...

Commerce minister urges global buyers to ensure fair price for RMG items

Commerce minister urges global buyers to ensure fair price for RMG items

-- 2023-01-25 17:35:50

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi has urged global buyers to ensure fair prices for Bangladeshi RMG items and also to motivate the concerned stakeholders to make the sector sustainable. The minister made...

Volvo Cars recalls around 106,900 cars worldwide

Volvo Cars recalls around 106,900 cars worldwide

Reuters 2023-01-25 12:44:19

Sweden-based Volvo Cars is recalling around 106,900 cars worldwide over a suspected fault related to the brakes, a Volvo Cars spokesperson said on Tuesday. The vehicles being recalled are of the 2023...