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Go for FTA deals with Europe, China

Bangladesh, March 16 -- Bangladesh should move to ink free trade agreements with its major partners including China to cope with the possible loss of trade preferences in the post-LDC era. The power-... Read More


BD 39th among 50 economies in EM Logistics Index

Bangladesh, March 10 -- A weak regulatory framework and poor corruption prevention measures are undermining Bangladesh's potential as a big logistics market, says a new global report. At the same tim... Read More


Bangladesh plans to house South-South centre

Bangladesh, March 5 -- Bangladesh is planning to establish an international South-South Centre in Dhaka as part of its plan to project itself as an emerging leader in the Global South. The country is... Read More


NRBs to develop local satellite system

Bangladesh, March 2 -- A group of expatriate scientists and engineers are aiming to develop a homegrown space satellite system that could help Bangladesh tackle its traffic congestion and flash flood ... Read More


Combat corruption to catalyse FDI

Bangladesh, Feb. 26 -- Business entities in Bangladesh and around the world need to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their overall strategy, a leading global business leader has... Read More


Backward linkage lag inhibits export of pharma products

Bangladesh, Feb. 16 -- Local pharmaceutical industry is failing to fortify its position in the global arena, though it dominates the domestic medicine market,. While 97 per cent of the local market d... Read More


Environmental woes weigh on country's leather export

Bangladesh, Feb. 9 -- Exports of leather and leather items have maintained a downtrend this fiscal as local manufacturers continue to bear the brunt of environmental non-compliance. Bangladesh export... Read More


Country to seek the status quo in post-LDC era

Bangladesh, Feb. 3 -- Bangladesh seeks to extend the TRIPS privileges well into its post-LDC era to safeguard the local pharma industry from the tough global patent regime. Commerce ministry high off... Read More


Import of mobile handsets dives as illegal entry rules

Bangladesh, Jan. 19 -- Import of mobile phones through legal channels witnessed a dramatic drop-off last year, blamed on the massive rise in illegal shipments in recent times. According to importers,... Read More


4G mobile service loses steam

Bangladesh, Jan. 17 -- Despite a lot of hype surrounding the high-tech network for smartphones throughout the last year, the number of 4G subscribers reached only 11.7 million in the first 10 months o... Read More