Economic Reporter: The banks have kept open some of their branches located at commercial areas and district towns today (Saturday) to help businesspeople operate their financial activities properly ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: Lachcha Semai is being sold Tk 1000 per kg. It is a surprised price. Generally, Lachcha Semai is being sold in the market from Tk 140 to Tk 600 per kg.
Milton Ahmed: Renowned local electronics brand ‘Marcel’ targeted 25 percent sales growth on refrigerators in the holy month of Ramadan as the demand and trust of the consumers for its products are gradually mounting.
Staff Correspondent: The country’s electronics giant ‘Walton’ has set a target of selling two lakh pieces of refrigerators in the holy month of Ramadan as the demand for the cooling appliances is relatively high centering Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the largest festivals of Muslims. The target is 20 percent higher than the previous year.
M A Rahman: Despite of recession across the world, inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Bangladesh has increased over 4.5 percent in 2016 compared to 2015.
Augustin Sujan Barai: Bangladeshi brand Walton recently launched its new Smartphone ‘Primo RM3s’ in local market, which features a powerful 4000 mAh li-polymer battery to provide users long time power backup.
Milton Ahmed: Local entrepreneurs demanded logical and realistic tariff values for importing metal parts used in switches and sockets production. In a written letter sent to the National Board of Revenue (NBR), the anticipated Bangladesh Electrical Electronics and Home Appliances Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BEEMEA) came up with the demand for the proposed budget of 2017-18.
Special Correspondent: The government has taken a decision to pay salaries, bonuses and allowances of month June to the officials and employees of government, semi-government and autonomous institutions on June 20 on the occasion of upcoming holy Eid-ul-Fitr.
Economic Correspondent: Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), the country’s apex trade body, expressed its concern over the possibility of capital flight from the country if the proposed excise duty on bank account is imposed.
Economic Correspondent: Among state-owned non-financial institutions, the country's oil importing agency Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) has achieved a maximum profit in the current fiscal year 2016-17 while Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) faced a great loss.
Economic Correspondent: Finance Minister AMA Muhith has proposed some changes to duties on different essential commodities which may result in decrease in their prices.
Economic Correspondent: Finance Minister AMA Muhith has proposed some changes to duties on different essential commodities which may result in increase in their prices.
Staff Correspondent: Finance Minister AMA Muhith has proposed increasing the excise duty on bank deposit in the new budget for fiscal year 2017-18.
Akram Hossain: The country’s electronics giant Walton launched seventh generation laptop in the local computer market, featured with 15.6-inch High Definition LCD Display, 2.4 Gigahertz Core-i3 7100U processor, built-in Intel HD Graphics 620, 1 terabyte Hard disk drive, 4GB DDR4 RAM, Bangla font on keyboard, genuine software of Bijoy Bangla and 2 years warranty facility.
Economic Correspondent: Finance Minister AMA Muhith has proposed a total of Tk 21,118 crore for the allocation in the power and energy sector in the coming fiscal year of 2017-18.
Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Awami League (AL) will observe its 68th founding anniversary tomorrow (June 23) through holding different programmes.
Staff Correspondent: Police arrested model and presenter Tulona Al-Harun and her younger brother Layek Ali in case filed with the capital's Banani Police Station under Information and Communication Technology (ICT) act.