Economy News | Daily sun

Economic zones to create 1cr jobs, boost export by $40 billion Economic zones to create 1cr jobs

The government has undertaken various realistic steps to ensure fast industrialisation, generate employments and boost production and export earnings


Softbank shares down as mobile unit makes Tokyo debut Softbank unit disappoints on market debut

The firm aims to raise up to 2.6 trillion yen ($23bn; £18bn) by selling shares at 1,500 yen each in one of the world's largest ever stock offerings


Asian shares slip as traders ready for Fed rate hike Asian shares slip as traders ready for Fed rate hike

The Federal Open Market Committee begins a two-day meeting on Tuesday


FDI flow from Germany to increase; Hi-Tech, power sectors on focus: Envoy FDI flow from Germany to increase: Envoy

Germany is globally one of the two largest importers of garments from Bangladesh


Euro falls as 'gilets jaunes' protests hit French economy Euro falls as French protests hit economy

The impact of the "yellow vest" demonstrations has been keenly felt in France, where the government has been forced to change its economic course


BGMEA chief urges workers not to be misguided by rumours BGMEA chief urges workers not to be misguided by rumours

Siddikur Rahman says a vested quarter has been provoking the RMG workers on their wage issue to unsettle the industry


China suspends tariff hikes on US cars, auto parts China suspends tariff hikes on US cars

The suspension is China's first step in response to President Donald Trump's Dec 1 agreement to suspend US tariff hikes for a similar 90-day period


French private-sector output shrinks amid protests: survey French private-sector output shrinks amid protests

The influential Flash France Composite Output Index, compiled by research group IHS Markit, showed a sharp decline to 49.3 in December


Country’s economic growth to exceed 8 % in 2018-19 FY Country’s economic growth to exceed 8 % in 2018-19 FY

The GDP growth has already reached 7.86 per cent


Pound sheds some earlier gains as May wins confidence vote Pound dips as May wins confidence vote

After the result, it dipped to $1.2603, having hit a high of $1.2672 earlier


New India bank chief vows to uphold its independence New India bank chief vows to uphold its independence

Das is a former senior finance ministry official and a key figure in Modi's controversial "demonetisation" scheme of November 2016


China, US discuss plans for trade talks China, US discuss plans for trade talks

The announcement indicated talks are on track despite China's weekend threats of unspecified "grave consequences" if the Huawei Technologies Ltd


NBR honours 144 top VAT payers NBR honours 144 top VAT payers

Finance Minister AMA Muhith handed over crests among the recipients at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre marking the National VAT Day


World's largest cruise economy takes shape in China World's largest cruise economy takes shape in China

The cruise industry in China faces a significant hiring challenge in the face of growing demand


China-US trade surplus hits record in November: China data China-US trade surplus hits record in November

The record monthly surplus exceeds the $31.8 billion recorded in October and comes despite a raft of US tariffs on Chinese goods


Further Wall Street falls end poor week Further Wall Street falls end poor week

US markets had performed better than expected in 2018, hitting record highs earlier in the year


Awami League to roll out Tk 10 lakh crore budget if elected: Muhith
AL to roll out Tk 10 lakh crore budget if elected: Muhith

AMA Muhith also says, “We have initiated 10 mega projects and expecting to implement these projects soon”


Oil prices surge 5.0% on report of agreed OPEC cut Oil prices surge 5.0% on report of agreed OPEC cut

The price of Brent North Sea oil rocketed five percent Friday


Apparel workers to get minimum salary Tk 8,000 from Dec Apparel workers to get minimum salary Tk 8,000 from Dec

The government has raised the minimum monthly wage for 4.4 million garment workers by around 51 percent to Tk 8,000 from the existing Tk 5,300


World Bank, Bangladesh sign $525 mn deal to improve rural connectivity $525 mn deal signed with World Bank

Additionally, the government also signs US$ 100 million financing pact with the International Development Association (IDA)


Austria clears German who imported damaged euros from China German who imported damaged euros cleared

The €1 and €2 coins were collected from scrapped cars and washing machines sent to China from Western countries


Number of poor in Brazil grows by two million Number of poor in Brazil grows by two million

The data relies on the definition of poverty given by the World Bank, which is when a person lives with less than the equivalent of $5.50 per day


Export earnings notch 17.24pc growth during July-Nov Export earnings notch 17.24pc growth during July-Nov

The single-month export earning is also 10.10 percent higher than the strategic target of $3,108 million


Moves afoot to make state-run industries profitable Moves afoot to make state-run industries profitable

The government is taking projects to conduct BMR in all 15 sugar mills under the Bangladesh Sugar and Food Industries Corporation


Wall Street plunges on growth concerns Wall Street plunges on growth concerns

The declines extended a period of market turbulence that started in October, after the indexes hit record highs earlier in the summer


Iran's Rouhani threatens to cut off Gulf oil Iran's Rouhani threatens to cut off Gulf oil

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani struck a defiant stance against US sanctions on Tuesday


Bangladesh pavilion attracts visitors in New Delhi DCWA fair Bangladesh pavilion attracts visitors in New Delhi DCWA fair

More than 30 countries participated in the fair (Bazar) with their famous products like garments, foods, chocolates and beverage


Global shares jump on US-China trade 'truce' Global shares jump on US-China trade 'truce'

The increases come after the US and China said they had agreed to not increase tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks


US-Bangla Airlines offers 48 pc discount celebrating 48th victory day US-Bangla Airlines offers discount for victory day

US-Bangla Airlines declared discount on tickets of all domestic and six international destinations


US stocks rally ahead of Trump-Xi talks US stocks rally ahead of Trump-Xi talks

  Wall Street finished a banner week on a positive note on Friday, borne higher by optimism about…


Coal is still king in global power production Coal is still king in global power production

China is by far the biggest consumer of coal which is mainly used to produce electricity


Oil prices gain as investors eye Fed relief on interest rates Oil prices gain as investors eye Fed relief on interest rates

The gains in petroleum prices came on a mixed day for global stocks as traders worldwide weighed Federal Reserve comments


National Income Tax Day being observed National Income Tax Day being observed

Earlier, the NBR organised a week-long national income tax fair cross the country from November 13 to 19


BGMEA, IFA discuss plan for development of Bangladesh’s RMG sector BGMEA, IFA discuss plan for development of RMG sector

BGMEA president M Siddikur Rahman says IAF chief has praised our efforts and remarked that it needs proper media attention


Dollar down but stocks up in Asia on Fed hopes, focus on Trump-Xi Dollar down but stocks up in Asia

The fear of higher US interest rates — fuelled by a surging economy — has been a key driver of a global equity sell-off over the past few months


Revenue collection sees 15.16 pc growth in 6 yrs Revenue collection sees 15.16 pc growth in 6 yrs

The revenue collection in the last six years witnessed 15.16 percent growth on average.


Muhith for reforming revenue sector Muhith for reforming revenue sector

Muhith stresses on three things – reducing tax exemption, eliminating tariff price and strengthening capacity in implantation of policy


Italy budget: Rome vows to stick to plans, despite EU concerns Italy vows to stick to budget plan

The European Commission has threatened fines unless Italy revises its plans


NBR to extend tax return submission deadline up to Dec 2
NBR to extend tax return submission deadline up to Dec 2

The decision came as November 30, the last day of submitting the tax returns, is Friday, a weekly holiday, and the next day is also a weekly holiday.

 < 1 2 3 4 >  End ›
Top