Power plants want tax, VAT exemption on coal import By Shamim Jahangir | Last Updated: 3rd September, 2019, 00:00

The country’s coal-fired power plants demanded exemption of tax and VAT on import of coals to feed the 18 large power plants with a view to reducing the overall generation cost. The coal-based power…

Power plants want tax, VAT exemption on coal import

Repairing of Dhaka-Ctg highway requires Tk 8bn Repairing of Dhaka-Ctg highway requires Tk 8bn

The government is set to spend nearly Tk 8 billion (800 crore) on repairing the Dhaka-Chattagram four-lane…


Enhance bilateral trade between Bangladesh, Philippines: DCCI Enhance bilateral trade between Bangladesh, Philippines: DCCI

A business match-making event was held on Monday between Bangladesh and Philippines’ businessmen…


BRTC to offload shares BRTC to offload shares

The BRTC will offload shares of Taka 1,000 crore in the capital market as the cabinet today approved…


Monno Ceramic

gets Nat’l Export

Trophy

Monno Ceramic gets Nat’l Export Trophy

Monno Ceramic received the National Export Trophy (Gold) for 2016-2017 fiscal year in recognition for…


Four H Fashion awarded with

National Export Trophy

Four H Fashion awarded with National Export Trophy

CHATTOGRAM: Four H Fashion Limited, and Four H Dying and Printing Limited, two concerns of Four H Group,…


Call for salt, heat tolerant wheat cultivation in

southern Bangladesh Call for salt, heat tolerant wheat cultivation in southern Bangladesh

New cultivation technology of mungbean, known as green gram, from seeding to marketing through ensuring…


News of the day News of the day

Facebook’s proposed Libra currency could undermine the European Central Bank’s (ECB) ability…


India’s GDP growth rebound

expected to be weaker: Fitch India’s GDP growth rebound expected to be weaker: Fitch

NEW DELHI: After slumping to an over six-year low, India's economic growth will pick up over the…


Trade war dents Chinese

company profits Trade war dents Chinese company profits

SHANGHAI: Some Chinese business sectors reported solid first half earnings, though a substantial fall…


Europe’s business confidence

in Asean still high Europe’s business confidence in Asean still high

Singapore: More European companies expect to boost their business engagements with Asean in the next…


Trade, Brexit uncertainties to push gold prices higher Trade, Brexit uncertainties to push gold prices higher

Dubai: Concerns about a trade war between the world’s two largest economies will continue to impact…


Emirates NBD seeks to raise

foreign ownership limit Emirates NBD seeks to raise foreign ownership limit

Dubai: Emirates NBD PJSC, the biggest bank in Dubai, plans to open up to more foreign shareholders as…


Brexit cuts

UK productivity,

spending: BoE Brexit cuts UK productivity, spending: BoE

London: The UK’s planned departure from the European Union has cut the nation’s productivity…


KSA’s net foreign assets  fall KSA’s net foreign assets fall

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s net foreign assets fell 1.8 per cent in July, the biggest monthly drop…


Hiring of UAE nationals is on the rise Hiring of UAE nationals is on the rise

DUBAI: The hiring of UAE nationals increased over the past six months due to a rise in demand from both…


Toshiba completes

sale of US

LNG business Toshiba completes sale of US LNG business

Kyodo: Toshiba Corp said Monday it has completed the sale of its liquefied natural gas operation in…


News of the day News of the day

Australia will consider raising its fuel standards as part of a free trade agreement (FTA) with the…


China’s mfg sector weakens China’s mfg sector weakens

BEIJING: The outlook for China’s manufacturing sector deteriorated further in August, underlining…


Oil extends losses as US-China

tariffs take effect Oil extends losses as US-China tariffs take effect

LONDON: Oil continued its losses after the White House imposed the first tranche of sanctions, impacting…


Corporate profits in Japan

take 12pc quarterly hit Corporate profits in Japan take 12pc quarterly hit

Kyodo: Corporate profits in the April-June quarter sank 12.0 percent from the previous year as escalating…


Asian markets mostly down Asian markets mostly down

HONG KONG: Most Asian markets fell on Monday as fresh Chinese and US tariffs on goods worth hundreds…


Argentina imposes exchange

controls to calm markets Argentina imposes exchange controls to calm markets

BUENOS AIRES: Argentina on Sunday imposed foreign-exchange controls on exporters as it closed out a…


UK mfg hits 7-yr low UK mfg hits 7-yr low

LONDON: Britain's manufacturing activity slumped last month, in part owing to heightened economic…


S Korea’s auto sale falls 2.9pc

in August S Korea’s auto sale falls 2.9pc in August

SEOUL: South Korea's automobile sale fell last month on weak demand both at home and abroad, industry…


China’s auto

sales expected

to rebound China’s auto sales expected to rebound

BEIJING: China's auto sales, topping estimates in July despite a slowdown, are expected to rebound…


Stocks go down Stocks go down

Country’s capital bourse, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) closed on Monday edging down further, as…


Chinese shares close higher Chinese shares close higher

BEIJING: China's major stock indices shrugged off trade dispute concerns and closed higher Monday…


S Korea’s export continues to fall S Korea’s export continues to fall

SEOUL: South Korea's export posted a double-digit fall last month, continuing a downward trend for…


China’s leverage ratio

increases at slower rate China’s leverage ratio increases at slower rate

BEIJING: China's leverage ratio increased slightly in the second quarter of the year, according…


IBBL opens agent

banking outlet

in Gazipur IBBL opens agent banking outlet in Gazipur

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited opened an agent banking outlet at Ghagotia Chala Bazar in Gazipur recently.…


FSIBL holds

foundation training FSIBL holds foundation training

First Security Islami Bank Limited organised the 48th foundation training course at its training institute…


Union Bank holds workshop Union Bank holds workshop

Union Bank Training Institute organised a day-long workshop on ‘Prevention of Money Laundering…


NBL opens 204th branch at

Dhanmondi

NBL opens 204th branch at Dhanmondi

National Bank Limited opened its 204th branch at Dhanmondi on Sunday. Chairman of the Bank, Zainul Haque…


Taka up against pound, euro Taka up against pound, euro

The local currency Taka went up against the UK pound and the Euro and it remained unchanged against…


Commodity at a glance Commodity at a glance

Prices of most essential commodities remained unchanged in the city’s kitchen markets on Monday.…


Corporate Corner Corporate Corner

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hands over the National Export Trophy (Silver) to Four H Group Managing…

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