Delhi likely to grant fresh quota on goods

Dhaka, March 4 -- India is close to granting revised quota on some commodities and food grains for Bangladesh with an eye to ensuring an unhindered supply chain, sources said. "India is already in co... Read More

Govt unfavours cattle import from neighbouring countries

Dhaka, Feb. 25 -- The government is not in favour of importing cattle from the neighbouring countries with a view to protecting the interest of the domestic livestock sector. A government body-- Depa... Read More

Govt faces difficulty in sugar procurement

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- Hectic government search for procuring sugar locally yields not much due to lower bidding than jacked-up market prices, sources said, stocking worry about Ramadan binge. The sweeten... Read More

Policy making on offshore investment faces dilemma

Dhaka, Feb. 11 -- A latest policy preparation facilitating Bangladeshis making offshore investment in foreign countries gets into a dilemma as some officials mentioned that an already-existing law on ... Read More

EU seeks govt support to remove obstacles to LHBL operations

Dhaka, Feb. 10 -- Amid resistance by local interest groups, the European Union (EU) has sought intervention by the government of Bangladesh so that LafargeHolcim Bangladesh Limited (LHBL), a multinati... Read More

Essential commodities: Indian NACOF seeks PMO's intervention

Dhaka, Feb. 4 -- An Indian multi-state cooperative federation seeks the prime minister's intervention to supply different commodities to Bangladesh from the neighbouring nation. The National Federati... Read More

PSB seeks Tk 100b to cut poverty

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- State-owned Palli Sanchay Bank (PSB), a low-cost lender for micro and small farms, has sought a special government allocation of Tk 100 billion to meet its liquidity shortfall, ensure... Read More

Russia offers to export food items to Bangladesh

Dhaka, Feb. 1 -- Russia wants to sell its different food products to Bangladesh in order to diversify its export market amid sanctions on the former by the western world over invasion of Ukraine. Und... Read More

Govt imports mulled to forestall Ramadan market manipulation

Dhaka, Jan. 28 -- 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 aver... Read More

Refiners preempt by hiking sugar price again

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- 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 bi... Read More