Economy News | Daily sun

DAE expects nearly 2 crore tonne boro output this year DAE expects nearly 2 crore tonne boro output this year

Last year, the country achieved 1,80,16,000 tonnes boro output from the boro crops planted on 47,91,000 tonnes despite a massive crop loss


NEC approves Tk 1.81 lakh crore ADP for FY 19 NEC approves Tk 1.81 lakh crore ADP for FY 19

The approval comes from the NEC meeting held at the NEC conference room in the city


Key facts on China-Japan economic and trade ties Key facts on China-Japan economic and trade ties

The two economies are highly complementary with bilateral ties


5 lakh signatures to save bidi industry 5 lakh signatures to save bidi industry

The signatures have been handed over to federation leaders


China's Alibaba buys Pakistan e-commerce firm Daraz China's Alibaba buys Pakistan e-commerce firm Daraz

China is seeking closer economic ties with Asian neighbours including Pakistan through its Belt and Road initiative


Inflation eases slightly to 5.63 pc in April Inflation eases slightly to 5.63 pc in April

The BBS data shows that the point-to-point non-food inflation rate also slightly declined to 3.49 percent in April, down from 3.52 percent in March


ECNEC approves 13 projects worth Tk 13,288 ECNEC approves 13 projects worth Tk 13,288

The projects include construction of a double line railway track on Khulna-Darshana section under the Indian 2nd Line of Credit


World stocks gain on lingering Fed optimism World stocks gain on lingering Fed optimism

Oil prices, meanwhile, extended a rally ahead of Donald Trump's decision on the future of the Iran nuclear deal


Tk 1.81tn ADP fixed for FY19 Tk 1.81tn ADP fixed for FY19

Out of total ADP outlay of Tk 180,869.17 crore, Tk 113,000 cr has been estimated to come from local resources, Tk 60,000 crore from project assistance


3,000 tonnes mango produced under contract farming 3,000 tonnes mango produced under contract farming

The government has earlier formulated a National Action Plan for the production of pest-free and quality mango for domestic consumption and exports


Bangladesh earns US$ 13.5 bn remittance in 2017: IFAD report Bangladesh earns US$ 13.5 bn remittance in 2017: IFAD report

Over the past one decade the country posts a steady remittance growth rate of 4.2 percent, much lower than some of its South Asian neighbours


Asian markets rise, tracking Wall Street gains on job report Asian markets rise, tracking Wall Street gains on job report

The dollar weakened to 108.97 yen from 109.73 yen while the euro rose to $1.1978 from $1.1960


Bangladesh imports 1m tonnes LNG from Oman Bangladesh imports 1m tonnes LNG from Oman

The government will import 1 million LNG from Oman at cost of US Dollar 9 per mmbt and the agreement will valid for 10 years on deliver ex ship method



Tofail urges Canadian entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh Tofail urges Canadian entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh

The commerce minister says Bangladesh’s export to Canada is now $1.15 billion while Canada’s export to Bangladesh is almost $600 million


Unnayan Onneshan calls for taking prudent fiscal management  
Unnayan Onneshan calls for taking prudent fiscal management

Unnayan Onneshan, an independent multidisciplinary think tank, makes the call in its pre-budget issue of Bangladesh Economic Update

Top