Anniversary Issue - III

Challenged yet resilient

The Year in Review As the year 2017 draws to...

Reform of NSD instruments—how long will the government wait?

Despite its long history, until recently, Shanchoypatra or savings certificates...

Export diversification: Revisiting strategies for sustainability

Over the last two decades, trade has become major driving...

How to counter pervasive counterfeits

Counterfeiting generally refers to the action of producing or packaging...

Gas crisis: Draining the lifeblood of production

Chittagong has been suffering from a severe gas crisis for...

‘Performance of capital mkt not in line with that of economy’

The country's stock market since the FY 2010-11 collapse has...

Mostafa Hakim Gr: Where business and social welfare go together

M Manzur Alam, managing director of Mostafa Hakim Group, one...

Water scarcity still acute in Ctg city

Water supply in the Chittagong city has partially improved although...

Taking advantage of 'Gift of the Sea'

Bangladesh with a very poor land-man ratio is a land-hungry...

OBOR initiative: Dhaka stands to gain

In the 18th century, China contributed one fifth to global...

The Passport

It was sometime in 1980 when this writer was in...

Stemming illicit fund flows

What is illicit financial flow?While many definitions of illicit financial...

Harnessing the potential of new domains of data

We live in the age of data. Everywhere around us,...

How best MSMEs in farm sector have access to finance

Agriculture contributes 20% to Bangladesh's GDP but employs 45% of...

Developing Bangladesh’s painting market

Paintings sketched by famous artists are not merely source of...

Digital banking holds the key to accelerating consumer finance

Historically, Bangladesh has made headlines in international media as a...

From e-commerce to m-commerce: The upcoming trend

We are passing through a time when everything is going...