Dhaka: 8:55 PM, Tue, 22 Aug, 2017

Govt to import 2 lakh tonnes of wheat from Russia

Secretariat Correspondent: The government has taken a decision to import two lakh metric tonnes of wheat from Russia on government-to-government (G-to-G) basis.

'Export earning to reach $60bn within 2021'

Special Correspondent: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said Bangladesh is going ahead with a target of earning $60bn from export business within 2021.

Walton unveils new flagship smart-phone with 20MP front camera

Economic Reporter: Walton, one of the leading electronics brand in Bangladesh, is going to add new flagship smart phone named “Primo ZX3” to its Primo series.

Walton fridge sales up by 30pc during Jan-July’17

Economic Reporter: The country’s electronic giant ‘Walton’ registered 30.29 percent sales growth in the first seven months of the current year compared to the fridge sales in the previous year’s same period.

Walton brings new smartphone 'Primo GM2+' 

Augustin Sujon: Local brand Walton has released its new smartphone ‘Primo GM2+’ in the tech market. It is an upgraded model of ‘Primo GM2’ which was released in the market on last Eid-ul-Fitr. The new model features improved RAM, storage and camera that will increase its performance. 

Walton releases new phone at Tk750

Staff Correspondent: Walton, the country’s leading brand, has brought its new phone 'L7' in local market at Tk750.

Walton manufactures power saving inverter technology fridges, ACs

Economic Correspondent: The country’s electronic giant ‘Walton’ greatly focused on manufacturing power-efficient fridges and air conditioners with inverter technology based compressors as the use of inverter fridges would merely cut the present electricity bill worth of Tk 3600 crore.

Walton, Robi to work together

Staff Correspondent: The country’s electronics giant ‘Walton’ and the second-largest mobile phone operator 'Robi' are going to work together.

WB to give $570m to improve health, public procurement

Economic Correspondent: The World Bank (WB) approved a credit to provide a total of US$ 570 million to Bangladesh for two projects to improve health sector and strengthen the country's public procurement. The amount stands at TK 4,600 crore.

FBCCI to assist govt in developing haor regions

Economic Correspondent: Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) President Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin said, "FBCCI will work for the development of haor areas and provide all sorts of cooperation to the government in facing disasters in the areas."

Gold prices increase

Staff Correspondent: Country's gold prices have continued to go up.

Farmers to get Tk 20,400 crore loan

Economic Correspondent: Bangladesh Bank (BB) unveiled the new "Agriculture and Rural Credit Policy" with a target to disburse Tk 20,400 crore loan by banks for the fiscal year of 2017-18.

EU to increase investment in Bangladesh

Secretariat Correspondent: European Union (EU) is keen to invest in service sector in Bangladesh.

BB unveils monetary policy

Economic Reporter: Bangladesh Bank (BB) has announced its flagship monetary policy statement (MPS) for the first half of the current 2017-18 financial year (FY18).

BB to unveil monetary policy Wednesday

Economic Reporter: Bangladesh Bank (BB) will announce Wednesday its flagship monetary policy statement (MPS) for the first half of the current 2017-18 financial year (FY18).