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BD footwear market expanding rapidly

Kamruzzaman Bablu :Footwear market in Bangladesh is expanding fast riding on the growing demand from a fashion forward middle class. The increasing purchasing capacity and a rising population are also

Mohammad Rezwan Chowdhury, Head of HVS of Product Department of Grameenphone and Syed Yameenul Huq, Director of Sales and Marketing of Royal Tulip Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa Ltd, located at Inani Beach, Cox's Bazar, exchanging a documents in the city recently. Under the deal, GP STAR customers can avail 55pc discount on Sundays to Wednesdays, and 45pc discount from Thursdays to Saturdays as room rent at the resort. The agreement will be in effect till March 31, 2018.

Mohammad Rezwan Chowdhury, Head of HVS of Product Department of Grameenphone and Syed Yameenul Huq, Director of Sales and Marketing of Royal Tulip Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa Ltd, located at Inani Beach, Cox's Bazar, exchanging a documents in the city recently. Under the deal, GP STAR customers can avail 55pc discount on Sundays to Wednesdays, and 45pc discount from Thursdays to Saturdays as room rent at the resort. The agreement will be in effect till March 31, 2018.

West Bengal tourism minister for Dhaka-Guwahati direct flights

Economic Reporter :India's West Bengal Tourism Minister Gautam Deb on Sunday attended the inauguration of Biman Bangladesh Travel and Tourism Fair in DhakaRajib DharHe said the launching of flights in

Buyers criticised for not raising apparel prices

Business Desk :Speakers at a discussion in Dhaka on Sunday criticized foreign buyers for not increasing the prices of apparel products of Bangladesh and taking any major step for improving

Mohammad Borhanuddin, DMD of Bank Asia Ltd, poses with the participants of a training program me on

Mohammad Borhanuddin, DMD of Bank Asia Ltd, poses with the participants of a training program me on "Prevention of Money Laundering & Combating Financing on Terrorism" at the banks Institute for Training & Development in the city recently. Md Zia Arfin, Executive Vice President, Md Murshid-Al-Amin, Head of Anti-Money Laundering Department and Md Azharul Islam, Vice President of the bank were present.

Stocks continue to slide as major sectors dip

The Stock markets were down further on Monday with all the indices sliding down as most of the major sectors closed lower while daily transactions were also declining.The falling in

To enhancing operational capability Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration & Production Company Limited (BAPEX) and M/S SJ Petroleum Mercenaries Company, SINOPEC, China, signed an agreement to procure at the company office in the city on Sunday. According to deal, SINOPEC will provide BAPEX a 600-650 horse power work-over Rig.

To enhancing operational capability Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration & Production Company Limited (BAPEX) and M/S SJ Petroleum Mercenaries Company, SINOPEC, China, signed an agreement to procure at the company office in the city on Sunday. According to deal, SINOPEC will provide BAPEX a 600-650 horse power work-over Rig.

Md Motaleb Hossain, Deputy Managing Director of Standard Bank Ltd. and Syed Hammadul Karim, Chief Marketing Officer of MetLife Bangladesh exchanging agreement signing documents in the city recently. Md Jafar Sadeque Chowdhury, Chief Distribution Officer of the insurance company and Sharif Zahirul Islam, Head of Cards of the bank were present among others.

Md Motaleb Hossain, Deputy Managing Director of Standard Bank Ltd. and Syed Hammadul Karim, Chief Marketing Officer of MetLife Bangladesh exchanging agreement signing documents in the city recently. Md Jafar Sadeque Chowdhury, Chief Distribution Officer of the insurance company and Sharif Zahirul Islam, Head of Cards of the bank were present among others.

PayPal to start operation in Bangladesh soon

Economic Reporter :PayPal, a global online payment system, is likely to start its operations in Bangladesh soon, paving the way for hassle-free electronic money transfer and increasing access to foreign

BB postpones Agri farm credit recovery in haor areas

Economic Reporter :Bangladesh Bank (BB) on Monday postponed agriculture credit recovery from haor areas across the country due to huge damages in the area by flashfloods."The credit recovery remains postponed

Syed Mahbubur Rahman, Managing Director of Dhaka Bank Limited and Syed Mohammad Kamal, Country Manager of Mastercard Bangladesh, exchanging documents after signed a deal at the bank head office in the city recently. Emranul Huq, AMD, Shafquat Hossain, Head of Retail Banking of the bank and Gitanka D Datta, Director of Mastercard Bangladesh and other high officials of both the organizations were present.

Syed Mahbubur Rahman, Managing Director of Dhaka Bank Limited and Syed Mohammad Kamal, Country Manager of Mastercard Bangladesh, exchanging documents after signed a deal at the bank head office in the city recently. Emranul Huq, AMD, Shafquat Hossain, Head of Retail Banking of the bank and Gitanka D Datta, Director of Mastercard Bangladesh and other high officials of both the organizations were present.

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Biman bags Tk 1.3cr sale in tourism fair

Economic Reporter :Biman Bangladesh Airlines has bagged a Taka 1.30 crore sale of tickets at the three-day international travel and tourism fair.The national flag carrier has received the response

Huawei launches new P10, P10 Plus smartphones

Economic Reporter :Huawei Consumer Business Group has launched its latest flagship smartphones - Huawei P10 and P10 Plus - in the Bangladesh market.The launching ceremony was held at Radisson

FBCCI leaders going to be elected unopposed

Economic Reporter :The office bearers of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) are going to be elected unopposed this time, as a single panel announced

Ahmed Kamal Khan Chowdhury, Managing Director of Prime Bank Ltd, distributing Crop Loan to farmers at Dinajpur Branch recently. Md Touhidul Alam Khan, DMD, Imtiaz Ahamed Bhuiyan, EVP, AKM Enamul Haque, VP and Pijuce Kumar Roy, Head of the branch were present among others.

Ahmed Kamal Khan Chowdhury, Managing Director of Prime Bank Ltd, distributing Crop Loan to farmers at Dinajpur Branch recently. Md Touhidul Alam Khan, DMD, Imtiaz Ahamed Bhuiyan, EVP, AKM Enamul Haque, VP and Pijuce Kumar Roy, Head of the branch were present among others.

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Data push GP revenue up

Economic Reporter :Country's leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone reported revenue of BDT 30.6 billion for the first quarter of 2017, an 11.1 percent growth from the same period last

Stocks open week down as major sectors dip

BSS, Dhaka :Stocks opened the week down as the major sectors closed the session with falling trends at both Dhaka and Chittagong Stock exchanges on Sunday.The falling major sectors

Makam E Mahmud Billah, Head of Retail Products of Standard Chartered Bank and Nazim Shafkat Choudhury, Director of Nazimgarh Resorts in Sylhet exchanging a MoU signing documents in the city recently. Under the deal, the resorts will provide a range of exclusive benefits to Credit and Debit Cardholders of the bank upto 35percent discount on published room rates. Md Mahiul Islam, Head of Brand and Marketing of the bank and other senior officials from both the organizations were present.

Makam E Mahmud Billah, Head of Retail Products of Standard Chartered Bank and Nazim Shafkat Choudhury, Director of Nazimgarh Resorts in Sylhet exchanging a MoU signing documents in the city recently. Under the deal, the resorts will provide a range of exclusive benefits to Credit and Debit Cardholders of the bank upto 35percent discount on published room rates. Md Mahiul Islam, Head of Brand and Marketing of the bank and other senior officials from both the organizations were present.

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Next budget to ensure social development, employment: NBR chairman

BSS, Chittagong :Chairman of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) Mohammad Nojibur Rahman on Sunday said next budget will ensure social development and security, poverty reduction, enhanced GDP and

Forex from non-apparel items decreases in July-March

Kamruzzaman Bablu :Export earnings from some non-apparel sectors decreased in July-March mainly because of a gas shortage in the country, volatile economic conditions in the European Union and the

Md. Rezaul Karim, Chairman of Shippers' Council of Bangladesh presiding over its 35th AGM at Dhaka Club in the city on Saturday. The AGM reviewed, among other matters, country's trade, transport, shipping and port-related problems in the context of world trade situation. It reviewed the performances of the Council during the last one year which include measures taken for enhancing its services to the shippers i.e. exporters and importers. The meeting also discussed its inter-action with Asian Shippers' Alliance (ASA) and Global Shippers' Alliance (GSA). About 100 members and guests attended the meeting.

Md. Rezaul Karim, Chairman of Shippers' Council of Bangladesh presiding over its 35th AGM at Dhaka Club in the city on Saturday. The AGM reviewed, among other matters, country's trade, transport, shipping and port-related problems in the context of world trade situation. It reviewed the performances of the Council during the last one year which include measures taken for enhancing its services to the shippers i.e. exporters and importers. The meeting also discussed its inter-action with Asian Shippers' Alliance (ASA) and Global Shippers' Alliance (GSA). About 100 members and guests attended the meeting.

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US businesses getting hammered by Venezuela crisis

AFP, Washington :The political and economic crisis in Venezuela is costing US companies dearly, as General Motors can attest following the unexpected nationalization of its plant there.The big auto-maker

Macao streamlines business promotion regulations to encourage investment

Xinhua, Macao :Macao has simplified and improved some of its regulations for trade and investment promotion, the special administrative region's investment promotion body said on Sunday.Macao Trade and Investment

Chinese bus maker sees soaring exports

Xinhua, Zhengzhou :Chinese leading bus maker Zhengzhou Yutong Bus has seen its export volume for the first quarter rising by 56 percent annually, thanks to opportunities brought about by

Thailand expects to host 12 lakh tourists from India in 2017

PTI, Mumbai :Thailand, the South Asian country mainly known for its tropical beaches and cuisine, is eyeing 12 lakh travellers from India this year."We hosted 11.8 lakh tourists from

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and the World Bank jointly organized a 'Workshop on

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and the World Bank jointly organized a 'Workshop on "Roadmap to Strengthening Financial Reporting Framework for Public Sector Entities' at a city hotel recently. Masud Ahmed, Comptroller and Auditor General of Bangladesh, presided over the program while Mohammad Muslim Chowdhury, Additional Secretary, Finance Ministry and Adeeb Hossain Khan FCA, President of ICAB attended the programme.

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Manjur Ahmed, Managing Director of Bangladesh Development Bank Limited, presiding over its Quarterly Business Review Meeting-2017 at the bank's training institute in the city on Saturday. All General Managers, Branch Managers and concerned officials of the bank were also present.

Manjur Ahmed, Managing Director of Bangladesh Development Bank Limited, presiding over its Quarterly Business Review Meeting-2017 at the bank's training institute in the city on Saturday. All General Managers, Branch Managers and concerned officials of the bank were also present.

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Muhith takes up GP's dropped calls with Telenor chief

bdnews24.com :Finance Minister AMA Muhith has taken the issue of call-drops of Grameenphone with the president of Telenor Group, which owns majority stakes of the largest mobile phone operator

NBR to launch new mobile app to collect VAT from businesses

Economic Reporter :National Board of Revenue (NBR) has been thinking to launch a mobile app in line with the proposal of the business men to collect Value Added Tax

Arastoo Khan, Chairman, Board of Directors of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, presiding over its Quarterly Business Development Conference of Rajshahi Zone at a local hotel on Saturday. Professor Syed Ahsanul Alam, Vice Chairman, Md Abdul Hamid Miah, Managing Director, Md Mahbub-ul-Alam, Md Munirul Mawla, Abu Reza Md Yeahia, DMDs and selected officials of 19 branches under the zone of the bank were present.

Arastoo Khan, Chairman, Board of Directors of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, presiding over its Quarterly Business Development Conference of Rajshahi Zone at a local hotel on Saturday. Professor Syed Ahsanul Alam, Vice Chairman, Md Abdul Hamid Miah, Managing Director, Md Mahbub-ul-Alam, Md Munirul Mawla, Abu Reza Md Yeahia, DMDs and selected officials of 19 branches under the zone of the bank were present.

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