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Economic News

New VAT law business friendly: WB

DHAKA, June 20, 2017 (BSS)-Terming the new VAT law as business and investment friendly, the World Bank (WB) said this online based system will reduce harassment and he...More...

Some bank branches to remain open June 23, 24

DHAKA, June 20, 2017 (BSS) - Bangladesh Bank (BB) today asked all scheduled banks to keep open their branches located in Dhaka city, Ashulia, Tongi, Gazipur, Savar, Valuka, Narayanganj and Chittago...More...

Chevron prevails in Ecuador pollution battle at US Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Oil giant Chevron prevailed Monday in a long-running legal battle over pollution in Ecuador, with the US Supreme Court blocking vill...More...

Banks can open LC on zero margins for importing rice

DHAKA, June 19, 2017 (BSS) - Banks can open Letter of Credit (LC) on zero margins according to bank-client relations for importing rice as an essential commodity,

According to a circular of Ba...More...

Amu for expediting halal industry to earn foreign currency

DHAKA, June 19, 2017 (BSS) - Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu suggested expediting halal industry as it is becoming a potential sector for earning huge foreign cur...More...

10 more EZs to be ready for investment by December: BEZA

DHAKA, June 19, 2017 (BSS) - Development of at least 10 more economic zones (EZs) will be completed by December this year, increasing the number of the completed EZs to 15.

"Development of 23 EZs...More...