The first shipment of Indian goods to Chittagong port; Transshipment

The first Indian ship carrying containers has reached Chittagong port under a transit agreement with Bangladesh. The Indian ship MV Senjuti anchored at New...

Chinese vaccine will be administered to 2100 people in Bangladesh for testing

The Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC) has given moral approval to the third phase (clinical trial) of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine made by...

India is barring Bangladesh export goods at border

India's border authorities are preventing Bangladeshi goods from crossing their borders althouhg Indian goods are entering Bangladesh. In this situation, Bangladesh has already given a...

China allow 5,161 more bd goods duty free, Indian media smells rat

Chinese govt allow more than 5,000 Bd goods duty free aiming to make two friendly countries trade more equitable.   But different Indian media published report...

Local aman variety are loosing fight with multinational’s hybrid?

Breaking the long tradition of preserving own variety of Aman paddy seeds the government with assistance from German multination seed company Bayer Crop Science...

World bank gives $1 billion to create 2.5 lakh news jobs in BD

The World Bank has allocated US$1.05 billion for three projects to help Bangladesh create quality jobs and accelerate economic recovery from the Covid-19 (coronavirus)...

Australian and Spanish brands to continue apparel sourcing from Bangladesh

Australian and Spanish retail clothing brands decided continue sourcing apparel from Bangladesh following the Bangladesh government request. Earlier the Bangladesh government requested European Parliament and...

Govt to seek $4.5 billion as budget deficit from donors

Bangladesh will seek multilateral donor agencies and donor countries US $4.57billion as budget support for next three years. The amount is seeking from the traditional donors...

China factor forced BD leather goods remain unsold

China alone buy 70 per cent of Bangladeshi leather and leather goods which have been stopped since February due to Coronavirus caused flight suspension...

A coronavirus vaccine cannot be reasonably expected until the end of 2021, professor says

A vaccine for Covid-19 will not be ready until the end of next year, according to Dale Fisher, chair of the World Health Organization...