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Global brands unlikely to take part in Dhaka Apparel Summit: HRW

A number of reputed international brands are unlikely to take part in the upcoming Dhaka Apparel Summit aimed at securing more sustainable supply chain, according to HRW

GP launches Data Pack for WhatsApp Bangla

Grameenphone in partnership with WhatsApp is offering its customers special pricing for simple, reliable, and secure messaging, said a press release on Sunday

'Bangladesh garment export to reach $50b in 2021'

'Bangladesh garment export to reach $50b in 2021'

State minister for labour and employment Mujibul Haque has said Bangladesh has planned to increase the export of readymade garment (RMG) to US$50 billion in 2021from the existing US$28 billion.

Indian investors urged to invest at SEZs in Bangladesh

Indian investors urged to invest at SEZs in Bangladesh

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has urged the Indian businessmen to invest in the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) as the government would provide all necessary support to run business smoothly and make profit.

Bangladesh ranks higher than India, Pakistan in economic freedom

Bangladesh ranks higher than India, Pakistan in economic freedom

American think tank 'The Heritage Foundation' has classified Bangladesh as a 'mostly unfree' economy. It says that fragile rule of law continues to undermine economic development in Bangladesh.

Tofail urges India to remove trade barriers

Tofail urges India to remove trade barriers

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has urged India to take steps for removing all tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade so that Bangladesh can increase export to the neighbouring country.

Bangladesh faces job creation as major challenge: WB

Bangladesh faces job creation as major challenge: WB

Limited progress in diversifying exports, low skill intensive exports, high cost of doing business and employment generation are the major challenges for development of Bangladesh and other South Asian countries, said World Bank lead economist Zahid Hossain on Wednesday.

Bangladesh exports 729 items abroad: Tofail

Bangladesh exports 729 items abroad: Tofail

Bangladesh exports 729 items to different countries of the world.  "Bangladesh usually exports 729 kind of products abroad," Commerce Minister  Tofail Ahmed told the Jatiya Sangsad (parliament) on Wednesday while replying to a question from a Treasury Bench member.