Bangladesh’s July inflation rises to 5.62 pct

DHAKA, Aug. 21 (NsNewsWire) — Bangladesh’s overall inflation rose to 5.62 percent in July, the first month of the current 2019-20 fiscal year, due to soaring food and non-food costs, according to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).    The country’s average inflation rate went up from June’s 5.52 percent on a point-to-point basis, reports […]

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Pence’s threat on HK affairs outrageous

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/8/20 23:13:40 Last Updated: 2019/8/21 0:29:49 US Vice President Mike Pence said in a threatening tone on Monday that for the US to make a trade deal with China, Beijing needs to honor its commitments, including China’s commitment to respect the legal integrity of Hong Kong in keeping with the 1984 Sino-British […]

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Bangladesh earns nearly 4 bln USD in exports in July

DHAKA, Aug. 20 (NsNewsWire) — Bangladesh’s exports in the first month of the current 2019-20 fiscal year ending next June surged 8.55 percent to nearly 4 billion U.S. dollars, an official said Tuesday.    The Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) official told Xinhua that export performance for July was 3.88 billion U.S. dollars, reports Xinhua.   Of the […]

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Bangladesh cabinet approves policy to feed 15 mln school children

DHAKA, Aug. 19 (NsNewsWire) — Bangladesh’s cabinet approved a proposal on Monday to feed 15 million children under a countrywide primary school meal program, reports Xinhua.   After the cabinet meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, spokesman Mohammad Shafiul Alam told reporters that the cabinet gave its approval to the “National School Meal […]

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Bangladesh observes National Mourning Day

With the national flag down at half-mast, Bangladesh is observing the National Mourning Day on Thursday, marking the 44th anniversary of the assassination of the country’s founding father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.    The day began with President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paying homage to the father of the nation by placing wreaths […]

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Bangladesh allows exports of rawhide

Rawhide and skins from animals sacrificed during Eid al-Adha can now be exported, Bangladeshi Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said Wednesday. The development comes after prices have dropped significantly this year after the Muslim religious festival when people sacrificed millions of animals such as sheep, cows, goats and camels on the sacred day here on Aug. 12, […]

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Asian Growth Steady Despite Rising Trade Tensions

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, July July 20 (NsNewsWire)– Growth in Asia and the Pacific’s developing economies for 2018 and 2019 will remain solid as growth continues apace across the region, despite rising tensions between the United States and its trading partners, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report. In a supplement to its Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2018 report released […]

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Robi counts loss of BDT 2.8 billion in 2017 despite promising growth

DHAKA, Feb. 22 (NsNewsWire) — Despite encouraging growth in terms of both subscriber and revenue, Robi was unable to register any profit in 2017. Alongside continued investment for network development, a number of market and regulatory factors forced the company to incur heavy net loss of BDT 2.8 billion in 2017. Robi has published the […]

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