BIDA adds three more services to its One Stop Service By BSS | Last Updated: 12th August, 2020, 17:38

Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) has added three more services to its One Stop Service

BIDA adds three more services to its One Stop Service

France pledges $34 mln for foreign climate experts France pledges $34 mln for foreign climate experts

The move comes two weeks after President Macron criticised his US counterpart Donald Trump for pulling out of the UN's Paris climate agreement


Weak institutional capacity may impede budget execution Weak institutional capacity may impede budget execution

Dr Debapriya slams some key ministries which he thinks lack in capacity in terms of leadership, budget formulation and its execution


Boeing, Airbus take dogfight to Paris Air Show Boeing, Airbus take dogfight to Paris Air Show

The airshow comes a little too early for either Russia's Irkut, with its MC- 21, or China's Comac, with the much-flagged C919


Presidency a boon for some Trump businesses Presidency a boon for some Trump businesses

Trump earns around $37 million this year from the Florida resort -- a seven million dollar increase from last year


Eid silk shopping gains momentum in Rajshahi Eid silk shopping gains momentum in Rajshahi

Since time immemorial, the people use silk wears during Eid festival in Rajshahi region which is famous for quality silk production


Asian shares mixed as Wall St tech dive weighs on sentiment   Asian shares mixed as Wall St tech dive weighs on sentiment

Asian stocks were mixed Friday as a tech sell-off overnight on Wall Street shaded sentiment among investors…


Forex reserves stand at $32.73bn Forex reserves stand at $32.73bn

Steady garment exports and remittances from Bangladeshis working abroad have helped build reserves in recent years


Asian shares fall after Fed rate hike, tracking Wall St lead Asian shares fall after Fed rate hike, tracking Wall St lead

The dollar edges lower to 109.56 from 109.57 yen while he euro edges up to $1.1219 from $1.1217


80 percent people in Bangladesh now get electricity 80pc people now get electricity

Nearly 45 lakh households in remote areas across the country also have access solar power system


IMF raises China growth forecast, urges faster reforms IMF raises China growth forecast, urges faster reforms

The economy is then expected to slow to an average of 6.4 percent expansion between 2018 and 2020


Verizon takes over Yahoo to complete $4.5 billion deal Verizon takes over Yahoo to complete $4.5 billion deal

About 2,000 Yahoo and AOL workers are expected to lose their jobs as Verizon trims expenses and eliminates overlapping positions


Export to Germany crosses $5 billion mark this fiscal Export to Germany crosses $5 billion mark this fiscal

Germany is the second largest export market for Bangladesh after the United States


China a step closer to resuming US beef imports China a step closer to resuming US beef imports

In exchange for China opening its borders to US beef, the US would allow the sale of cooked Chinese poultry


'Strong RMG supports Bangladesh's sovereign credit profile' 'Strong RMG supports Bangladesh's sovereign credit profile'

The ready-made garment industry makes up about 70 percent of Bangladesh's total merchandise exports


Price of Saudi cigarettes doubles as first tax hits Price of Saudi cigarettes doubles as first tax hits

Cigarettes and fizzy drinks are popular in Saudi Arabia, where alcohol is banned


Improper implantation of new VAT law to create sufferings for all Improper implantation of new VAT law to create sufferings for all

Speakers call for setting a roadmap to put in place the Value Added Tax and Supplementary Duty Act 2012 and realise expected revenue from it


Bangladesh's export to China increases 23 per cent this fiscal Bangladesh's export to China increases 23 per cent

Export to China grows modestly in the last couple of years


US Fed to raise rates despite sluggish economic data US Fed to raise rates despite sluggish economic data

Government data show the average job creation in the March-May period down by 40 percent from the prior three months


Nasdaq tumbles 1.8% in tech sell-off as Dow sets record Nasdaq tumbles 1.8% in tech sell-off as Dow sets record

The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index drops 1.8 percent to end the session at 6,207.92, pulling back from Thursday's record.


China's trade growth rebounds in May China's trade growth rebounds in May

Customs data on Thursday show exports rose by a better-than-expected 8.7 percent over a year earlier, up from April's 8 percent growth


German factory orders fall sharply in April German factory orders fall sharply in April

German factory orders dropped sharply in April, falling 2.1 percent over the previous month as foreign demand plummeted


Asian stocks mostly higher after Wall Street decline
Asian stocks mostly higher after Wall Street decline

US stocks declines for a second day after bad news for retailers and banks


Wonderland Villas: A tale of Hong Kong's property rollercoaster Wonderland Villas: A tale of Hong Kong's property rollercoaster

Built in 1984,the complex was one of the pioneering designs of its time, a cluster of 22 apartment blocks, tennis courts and swimming pool


GDP to stand at 7.2pc in FY17, says Finance Minister Muhith Muhith hopes GDP to stand at 7.2pc in FY17

He says there is no debate about the GDP growth


IMF offers eurozone creditors Greece compromise IMF offers eurozone creditors Greece compromise

Pressure is on to reach a deal so that Greece can make a payment of around 7.5 billion euros that falls due in July


US stock indexes close lower, slide below record high levels US stock indexes close lower, slide below record high levels

In currency trading, the euro falls to $1.1255 from $1.1276 on Friday while the dollar weakens to 110.49 from 110.50 yen


Govt subsidy stands at Tk 28,045cr in next FY Govt subsidy stands at Tk 28,045cr in next FY

The allocation will be Tk 4,215 crore more compared to the current FY. The subsidy, incentive and cash credit will be 1.3 percent of the total GDP


Job creation key to robust growth: Study Job creation key to robust growth: Study

The study finds that despite Bangladesh's robust economic growth, the pace of job creation has slowed in the recent years


Nepal, China sign mega hydropower agreement Nepal, China sign mega hydropower agreement

Nepal experts say it could be generating 83,000 MT, but its total installed generation capacity currently stands at less than two percent of that


South Korea draws up $10 billion extra budget to create jobs South Korea draws up $10 billion extra budget to create jobs

The stimulus package is subject to approval by parliament where the ruling party controls 120 out of 300 seats


BGMEA wants withdrawal of source tax BGMEA wants withdrawal of source tax

BGMEA president Siddiqur Rahman says if the one percent rate of source tax is implemented in the new fiscal year


New five-taka note to be issued on Monday New five-taka note to be issued on Monday

The colour, size, watershed, design and other security features of the new note are similar to the traditional note


Exporters, Biman face huge losses as cargo ban lingers Exporters, Biman face huge losses as cargo ban lingers

As the cargo service provider company, Biman Bangladesh Airlines is being deprived of huge revenue and the reputation of HSIA is also being damaged


edotco supplies power, safe water to rural areas edotco supplies power, safe water to rural areas

The company was also successful in providing clean and safe drinking water to the villagers in Jadur Haat, Nilphamari


World Bank to help Bangladesh create 90,000 jobs; $100mn financing approved WB to help BD create 90,000 jobs; $100mn financing approved

Bangladesh is the world’s second largest garment exporter after China and it can boost growth by diversifying its exports


Bangladesh's rapid growth is one of the world's happiest economic stories Bangladesh's growth one of happiest economic stories

According to ADB, Bangladesh economy grew by 7.1 percent in 2016, the fastest expansion in 30 years


1043 essential items to get VAT exemption 1043 essential items to get VAT exemption

In his budget proposal, the finance minister proposes to exempt from VAT items under 1,043 HS codes instead of 536 HS codes


Budget to trigger production cost, inflation: CPD Budget to trigger production cost, inflation: CPD

Economist Debapriya says there is lack of information in the proposed budget in certain areas and the burden on honest taxpayers will increase


Prices up, prices down Prices up, prices down

Prices to go up: Bidi, cigarette, foreign mobile phone, UPS/IPS, evaporative air coolers, textbooks for primary and secondary education

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