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Farmers eye bumper mango output in Rangpur region By BSS | Last Updated: 20th April, 2019, 16:03

The process of tender mango formation continues smoothly predicting bumper production of the most popular fruits this season

Farmers eye bumper mango output in Rangpur region

IMF approves $118.2 mn rapid credit for Mozambique IMF approves $118.2 mn rapid credit for Mozambique

The zero-interest, 10-year loan will help shore up the country’s budget amid the reconstruction efforts after the massive damage caused last month by Cyclone Idai, the IMF says


JP Morgan: Is Wall Street's first female boss a step closer? Is Wall Street's first female boss closer?

The promotion means that Ms Lake could be a potential successor to chief executive Jamie Dimon


Climate change: Central banks warn of financial risks in open letter Central banks warn of financial risks in open letter

The heads of two major central banks have written a stark warning about the financial risks of climate change


EU proposes tariffs on £15bn of US products in Boeing row EU proposes tariffs in Boeing dispute

The proposal comes after the WTO said earlier this month that the US had failed to remove some Boeing subsidies


Siddiqur blames EPB for illegal BGMEA building Siddiqur blames EPB for illegal BGMEA building

Siddiqur Rahman makes the remarks while speaking at a views-exchange meeting with journalists at the new BGMEA building in Uttara


China growth beats forecasts as economy shows signs of stability China growth beats forecasts as economy shows signs of stability

Beijing faces a delicate balancing act as it tries to support businesses in need of credit, without further inflating its debt balloon


Grameenphone refuses to pay Tk 12,580cr demanded by BTRC GP refuses to pay BTRC’s demand Tk 12,580cr

In a letter to BTRC, Grameenphone requests that the demand be withdrawn and also requests discussions with a view to find an amicable resolution


Johnson & Johnson posts strong revenue in 1Q Johnson & Johnson posts strong revenue in 1Q

Lower sales overseas and higher costs for research and litigation pushed Johnson & Johnson’s first-quarter profit down 14%


Bangladesh set to see more Japanese entrepreneurs: Envoy  Bangladesh set to see more Japanese entrepreneurs: Envoy

Analysing the current situation of the foreign companies and listening to their requests are essential to make the overall investment-environment more


Excellent litchi growth makes farmers happy in Rangpur region

Excellent litchi growth makes farmers happy in Rangpur region

Increasing number of farmers are showing keen interests in expanding litchi farming on commercial basis after getting repeated bumper production


World stocks push higher on US bank results, Disney World stocks push higher on US bank results, Disney

Total imports sank 7.6 percent year-on-year last month while exports rose 14.2 percent, the data from China’s customs administration showed


Is Uber really worth $100bn? Is Uber really worth $100bn?

The taxi app and delivery business is America's biggest venture capital-backed company


Bhutan keen to boost trade with Bangladesh Bhutan keen to boost trade with Bangladesh

There are huge potentials to develop the bilateral trade further.The trade relation can be taken to new height by effective communication and followup


Battery manufacturers target to raise annual export to $250mn Battery manufacturers target to raise annual export to $250mn

There is a battery market of Tk 8,000 crore and most of which is supplied by local producers


Uber warns it may not make a profit in IPO documents Uber warns it may not make a profit

It will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange, in a deal likely to value the US firm at about $100bn (£76.5bn)


Uber readies its massive IPO after a long, bumpy road Uber readies its massive IPO after a long, bumpy road

Uber is expected to file paperwork as soon as Thursday in what is likely to be one of the biggest public offerings ever for a technology company


Smartphone chief Lei Jun receives £735m bonus Smartphone chief receives £735m bonus

The payment was confirmed in the firm's 2018 annual report


World economy facing delicate moment, IMF says World economy faces 'delicate moment'

The IMF has released its regular assessment of the World Economic Outlook, which forecasts global growth of 3.3% this year and 3.6% in 2020


BCI seeks focus on young entrepreneurs in coming budget BCI seeks focus on young entrepreneurs in coming budget

The BCI leader also put forward a number of suggestions for development of the industrial sector


Inflation hits 5.55pc in March Inflation hits 5.55pc in March

Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics data show that food inflation increases to 5.72 percent in March from 5.44 percent in the previous month


US proposes tariffs on $11bn of EU goods

US proposes tariffs on $11bn of EU goods

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has found that the subsidies have an adverse impact on the US


No breakthrough expected in EU-China summit No breakthrough expected in EU-China summit

Brussels is trying to beef up its approach to the Asian giant as it shows little willingness to listen to longstanding complaints


Under Donald Trump, Fed faces politicization Under Donald Trump, Fed faces politicization

With the 2020 election looming, Trump often praises the health of the US economy


Trump lawyer dismisses tax return demand Trump lawyer dismisses tax return demand

Donald Trump has the right to keep his tax returns private and Democrats' demands to see them are "harassment", a lawyer for the president has said


Speaker urges Qatar to invest in power sector Speaker urges Qatar to invest in power sector

Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury also urges Qatar to invest in one of the special economic zones, especially in medicine and ICT sectors


Donald Trump urges US Fed to cut interest rates Trump urges US Fed to cut rates

The US President claims that the Fed has "really slowed us down" in terms of economic growth, adding that "there's no inflation"


NBR to continue support for local industries in next budget NBR to continue support for local industries in next budget

Upcoming budget will be a people-friendly and the NBR will continue its support for local industries to encourage entrepreneurs to increase investment


ECB in no hurry to spare banks negative interest rates ECB in no hurry to spare banks negative interest rates

Central bank chief Mario Draghi said that he was ready to come to banks’ aid if negative interest rates proved to be hurting their profitability


Asia markets rally tempered by profit-taking, eyes on trade talks Asia markets rally tempered by profit-taking

Global stocks have enjoyed a stellar year so far thanks to confidence in a deal being reached


PM opens, lays foundation stones of 24 economic zones PM opens, lays foundation stones of 24 economic zones

Sheikh Hasina opens and lays foundation stones of the development projects by unveiling plaques through a video conferencing from Ganabhaban


Bangladesh to attain 8% growth in FY19-20: ADB Bangladesh to attain 8% growth in FY19-20: ADB

The Manila-based lender also says that “Bangladesh is likely to be the fastest growing economy in Asia and the Pacific”


WB delegation meets LGRD Minister WB delegation meets LGRD Minister

A delegation of the World Bank (WB) called on Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Md Tajul Islam


UK accountancy giants 'should be broken up' UK audit giants 'should be broken up'

They are under review by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), which has proposed an internal split between the two functions


Business ‘devastated’ by Brexit vote Business ‘devastated’ by Brexit vote

They urge MPs and the government to find a solution and stave off the "nightmare" of a no-deal Brexit


3 lakh youths to get jobs in 28 hi-tech parks in Bangladesh: ICT Minister 3 lakh youths to get jobs in 28 hi-tech parks: ICT Minister

ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Saturday said more than three lakh youths both boys and girls will get jobs in next few years in 28 hi-tech parks


Pound falls after UK parliament rejects Brexit plan Pound falls after UK parliament rejects Brexit plan

European stocks were solidly higher by the close, while Wall Street was also firmly in the black in the early New York afternoon


Asian stocks rise as US, China resume trade talks Asian stocks rise as US, China resume trade talks

The three of them posed for a photo at a government guesthouse before negotiations resumed on Friday but did not talk to reporters


WOW Air: Iceland's Budget Carrier Collapses WOW Air: Iceland's Budget Carrier Collapses

Iceland's budget carrier WOW Air said it had ceased operations and cancelled all flights on Thursday


ADB discuss strategies to promote energy sector in Bangladesh ADB discuss strategies to promote energy sector in Bangladesh

Bangladesh needs to promote energy efficiency, renewable energy, regional power trade and latest technologies to diversify energy sources to tranform

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