Daily Archives: February 4, 2014

BANGLADESH BACK TO BUSINESS

BANGLADESH BACK TO BUSINESS Muhith, Tofail to sit with business leaders soon Commerce Minister Tofail  Ahmed exchanging views with leading businessmen at Ruposhi  Bangla Hotel on Tuesday. Photo: News Today The country’s top business leaders on Tuesday urged the government … Continue reading

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INDUSTRIAL PARK FOR RMG SECTOR SOON

INDUSTRIAL PARK FOR RMG SECTOR SOON Labour Secretary Mikail Shipper on Sunday said a 530- acre industrial park for the ready-made garment (RMG) sector is in the offing. “The government will set an industrial park for garment factories at Gazaria … Continue reading

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‘BANGLADESH BACK TO BUSINESSES’

‘BANGLADESH BACK TO BUSINESSES’ Pointing to the foreign buyers, Commerce Minister Tofael Ahmed on Monday said ‘Bangladesh is now back to businesses’.  The Minister said this while exchanging views in a meeting at the Hotel Westin as a chief guest … Continue reading

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RMG LOSSES SPILL OVER INTO BACKWARD LINKAGE

RMG LOSSES SPILL OVER INTO BACKWARD LINKAGE Ibrahim Hossain Ovi Political unrest claimed to have cost accessories and packaging industry Tk2,000 crore  A worker carries a carton of garment products ready for export at a factory warehouse in Tongi near … Continue reading

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GET BUSINESSES BACK ON TRACK

GET BUSINESSES BACK ON TRACK   Top business leaders, hit hard by months of political unrest, have sought government support to make up for their huge losses. A delegation of around 200 businesspeople from different sectors made the call at a … Continue reading

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GARMENT ORDERS COMING BACK ON TRACK

 GARMENT ORDERS COMING BACK ON TRACK  REFAYET ULLAH MIRDHA Retailers pledge to continue business with Bangladesh suppliers Work orders are flowing in from international garment retailers as steady economic activities are being restored after several spells of political violence, industry … Continue reading

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TOFAIL URGES BUYERS TO RAISE APPAREL PRICE

TOFAIL URGES BUYERS TO RAISE APPAREL PRICE Tribune Report  He said it at a meeting arranged by BGMEA where Representatives from more than 40 buyers attended Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has urged the buyers to increase prices of readymade garment … Continue reading

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DECENTRALISATION OF POWER IN FIVE YEARS: MUHITH

DECENTRALISATION OF POWER IN FIVE YEARS: MUHITH  ASIF SHOWKAT KALLOL  The divisional headquarters were likely to be picked first Finance minister AMA Muhith has said the main objective of the present government is to decentralise power and administration in the … Continue reading

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CHINA SEEKS TO BOOST MILITARY TIES WITH BANGLADESH

CHINA SEEKS TO BOOST MILITARY TIES WITH BANGLADESH Beijing: China on Tuesday sought to firm up its military ties with  Bangladesh, expressing willingness to strengthen cooperation as the  Communist giant looks to increase its strategic footprints in India’s  backyard. The … Continue reading

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NORTH KOREA URGED TO INVEST MORE IN BANGLADESH

NORTH KOREA URGED TO INVEST MORE IN BANGLADESH Dhaka – Post and Telecommunications Minister Rashed Khan Menon on Wednesday urged North Korea to invest more in Bangladesh availing of its business potentials. He made the call when North Korean Ambassador … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH – REPUBLIC OF KOREA BILLATERAL TIES

KOREA TO REMAIN BANGLADESH PARTNER: ENVOY Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Lee Yun-young speaks at a function on the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and Bangladesh at a hotel in Dhaka on Saturday. Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Lee Yun-young … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH-SOUTH KOREA: ENDURING FRIENDSHIP

BANGLADESH-SOUTH KOREA: ENDURING FRIENDSHIP Mahfuz Kabir South Korea has been a good friend and development partner of Bangladesh for long. This year, they are celebrating the anniversary of their diplomatic relations of four decades. South Korea has extended significant cooperation … Continue reading

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SOUTH KOREA A SPECIAL FRIEND OF BANGLADESH, SAYS HASINA

SOUTH KOREA A SPECIAL FRIEND OF BANGLADESH, SAYS HASINA South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak welcomes Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina when she arrives at Cheong Wa Dae Presidential Palace in Seoul yesterday.Photo: PIDUnb, Seoul Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called the … Continue reading

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KOREA CHANGES INVESTMENT PATTERN: ENVOY

KOREA CHANGES INVESTMENT PATTERN: ENVOY  Ambassador of Republic of Korea Lee Yun-Young said that their pattern of investment is changing. Before, majority was RMG. But now, they are considering software and banking sector.  He came up with the observation in … Continue reading

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KOREAN ENVOY SAYS : BANGLADESH, A FUTURE INVESTMENT DESTINATION

KOREAN ENVOY SAYS : BANGLADESH, A FUTURE INVESTMENT DESTINATION Ambassador of the Republic of Korean peninsula Lee Yun-Young same geographical importance, verdant human resources and low cost labor prices create Bangladesh an honest future investment destination. He conjointly said: physics … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH AGREES TO INCREASE TRADE, STRENGTHEN BILATERAL CO-OPERATION

BANGLADESH AGREES TO INCREASE TRADE, STRENGTHEN BILATERAL CO-OPERATION HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam and Bangladesh aim to increase two-way trade to US$1 billion in the next five years, while also further boosting bilateral ties in politics, security, defence, economics, … Continue reading

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DHAKA, HANOI VOICE FIRM DESIRE TO BOOST TIES, CO-OP

DHAKA, HANOI VOICE FIRM DESIRE TO BOOST TIES, CO-OP Bangladesh and Vietnam have expressed the firm desire to continue strengthening the bilateral relation and cooperation on a wide range of areas including economy, investment, agriculture, information, food security, communications, politics, … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIA EYES BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN BANGLADESH

AUSTRALIA EYES BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN BANGLADESH Kayes Sohel   Nicola Watkinson (NW), a senior trade and investment commissioner, South Asia, Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) visited Bangladesh last week on the occasion of showcasing of Australian foods Nicola Watkinson seen present at … Continue reading

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REMITTANCE HITS ONE YEAR HIGH IN JANUARY

REMITTANCE HITS ONE YEAR HIGH IN JANUARY The figure stood second after $1.32bn bagged in January last year The country received foreign exchange remittance of US$1.25bn in January, which is highest in last one year when it witnessed a slow … Continue reading

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CHINA FOR SETTING UP COMBINED ECONOMIC ZONE

CHINA FOR SETTING UP COMBINED ECONOMIC ZONE Mohosinul Karim China would continue its support to ensure sustainable development of Bangladesh Chinese Ambassador in Dhaka Li Jun has given emphasis on setting up a separate economic zone comprising of Bangladesh, China, … Continue reading

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